White River Field Office - Oil & Gas Development RMPA

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) White River Field Office in Meeker, Colorado, is preparing a Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that will address potential oil and gas exploration and development activities within the 1.5 million acres it manages. The White River Field Office is located primarily in Rio Blanco County, with additional small tracts located in Garfield and Moffat counties. The Planning Area encompasses approximately 2,675,360 acres including privately owned lands and lands administered by the BLM, Forest Service, National Park Service, and State of Colorado. Of this, the BLM administers approximately 1,455,900 surface acres, and 2,224,499 acres of federal mineral estate (see map below).

White River Field Office Map

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