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Date: July 9, 2007
Contact: Marilyn Krause (406-533-7617)
BLM to Host Public Meeting in Bozeman
The Bureau of Land Management is hosting a series of open-house style public meetings to provide information and ask for comments on the recently released Draft Butte Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (Draft RMP/EIS). One of the six scheduled meetings will be held in Bozeman.
The Bozeman meeting will be held July 25 at the Bozeman Public Library, 626 East Main. The meeting is from 7-9 pm.
The Draft RMP/EIS will provide management direction for more than 300,000 surface acres of BLM administered lands in the eight counties within the Butte Field Office planning area. The public has until September 6 to review the draft plan and submit comments to BLM. Copies of the document were sent to interested parties previously requesting one.
Reading copies of the Draft RMP/EIS are available for review at local libraries. The document can also be viewed on the Butte Field Office website at http://www.blm.gov/mt/st/en/fo/butte_field_office.html. Copies are available in either paper copy or compact disk (CD) format and may be requested by contacting Tim La Marr at 533-7645 or Traci Scott at 533-7649 at the BLM Butte Field Office, or by email request at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Other public meetings will be held in Helena, Townsend, Divide, Boulder, and Butte.