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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Southern Nevada District Office
 
Release Date: 09/03/09
Contacts: Hillerie Patton , 702-515-5046  

Public Meeting to be held in Beatty on Amargosa Solar Project


Las Vegas, NV -- The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold an information meeting in Beatty about the Solar Millennium, LLC Solar Energy Project proposed for Amargosa Valley. The BLM is accepting comments for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Amargosa Farm Road Project. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Beatty Town Community Center, 100 A Avenue South.

The meeting, hosted by the BLM, Solar Millennium, LLC, and EPG, Inc., will combine an open house format with a brief formal presentation, followed by an opportunity for public comment. Public comments and questions will be used to develop a Draft EIS.

People interested in the Amargosa Farm Road Solar Project are encouraged to attend the meeting. Comments may also be submitted by mail: BLM Las Vegas Field Office, Attention: Greg Helseth, 4701 North Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130; e-mail: solar_millennium@blm.gov; or fax: 702-515-5023, Attention: Greg Helseth.



The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Southern Nevada District Office   4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive      Las Vegas, NV 89130  

Last updated: 09-15-2009