Cutoff for Accepting Expressions of Interest
November 12, 2014
Two Week Public Scoping
- Nominated Parcels and Maps
Field Office project lead contacts are listed on the nominated parcel webpage.
February 12 – February 27, 2015
Two week 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.
May 4 – June 3, 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
August 14, 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
August 14 – September 14, 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.
November 12, 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
November 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.