U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
October 16, 2013 Lease Sale
Please note that not all documents may be available at a given time. They will be added as they become available.
Field Office project lead contacts are listed on the nominated parcel webpage.
|4/22/2013 through 5/6/2013||Two week public scoping period of nominated lease parcels including the field offices 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.|
Comments can be submitted to the BLM NM State Office at the following address: NMleasesalecomments@blm.gov
6/3/2013 through 7/5/2013
|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.|
7/17/2013 through 8/16/2013
Last day to submit protest: 8/16/2013
|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.|
7/17/2013 or later
|Lease sale protests received from the public during the 30 day protest period and BLM responses to the protests and decisions.|
|11/21/2013||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.|
|10/30/2013 or later||Final lease sale EA with signed FONSI and Decision Record (DR).|
|LR2000 Lease Issuance Report||TBD||Report of the leases issued after the sale.|