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Release Date: 01/16/13
Contacts: Chris Rose , 775-861-6480 ,
News Release No. NSO 2013-10

Public Comment Periods Expanded at Resource Advisory Council Meeting

Reno, Nev.— Additional time for receiving public comments has been added to the Bureau of Land Management Nevada Resource Advisory Council (RAC) meeting taking place Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 in the Southern Pacific Conference Room at John Ascuaga’s Nugget, 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks, Nevada. The meeting will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31 and from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1.

The first public comment period will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 31. The second public comment period will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 1.

Written comments to the three RACs or to an individual RAC may be provided as well. The agenda and other information related to the meeting can be found at

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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Last updated: 01-28-2013