*Please note that not all documents may be available at a given time. They will be added as they become available.
At this time, the BLM does not have parcels in the August 2015 sale; however, there is always a possibility for parcels from other agencies to be entered in a sale when the sale notice is announced.
Cutoff for Accepting Expressions of Interest
August 13, 2014
30-Day Public Scoping
- Nominated Parcels and Maps
Field Office project lead contacts are listed on the nominated parcel webpage.
November 10 – December 10, 2014
Thirty-day public scoping period of nominated lease parcels including preliminary recommendations and stipulations. Stipulation summaries, GIS shapefiles, and maps are also provided. This allows the public an opportunity to provide comments, which are then analyzed and incorporated into the environmental analysis as appropriate.
30 Day Public Review
EA & Unsigned FONSI
Comments on these documents should be submitted to the individual field offices.
January 30 – March 2, 2015
Thirty day public review and comment period of the lease sale Environmental Assessment (EA) and the unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). Comments received from the public will be analyzed and incorporated into the environmental analysis as appropriate.
Lease Sale Notice
May 15, 2015
Notice of Competitive Lease Sale and lease sale Environmental Assessment (EA) posting with unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). Thirty day lease sale protest period begins.
- Protests Received
- Protest Response
May 15 –June 15, 2015
Lease sale protests received from the public during the 30-day protest period and the BLM's responses to the protests and decisions.
For information on how to file a protest, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.
August 13, 2015
Summary of the lease sale results. It includes the total number and acreage of parcels sold and the net revenue (bonus bids, fees and first-year rentals) generated from the sale.
EA, FONSI & Decision Record
August 12, 2015 or later
Final lease sale EA with signed FONSI and Decision Record (DR).
LR2000 Lease Issuance Report
Report of the leases issued after the sale.