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NEVADA STATE OFFICE NO. 08-09
FOR RELEASE
: February 8, 2008
CONTACT: JoLynn Worley, 775-861-6515

Final Review for Lincoln County Water Pipeline Project

Reno, Nev.—The Bureau of Land Management published a notice in the Federal Register on February 8, 2008, announcing the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Kane Springs Valley Groundwater Development Project for review and comment.

The BLM will accept written comments on the FEIS for 30 days following the publication of the Environmental Protection Agency Notice of Availability in the Federal Register which published concurrently with BLM’s notice on February 8.

The Kane Springs Valley project is a proposal to develop groundwater and deliver the water to the Coyote Springs master-planned community in Lincoln County. The FEIS analyzes the project, which is proposed by the Lincoln County Water District. The volume of water to be transported through the proposed facilities could be up to 5,000 acre-feet per year. The State Water Engineer is responsible for approving or denying water right applications.

Copies of the FEIS are available from the BLM Nevada State Office by calling 775-861-6681, sending an email request to nvgwprojects@blm.gov or on the internet at www.blm.gov/nv/.

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