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In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Moab and Monticello Field Offices, Utah, intend to prepare a Master Leasing Plan (MLP), amendments to the 2008 Moab and Monticello Resource Management Plans (RMPs), and a single environmental impact statement (EIS) to consider leasing for oil and gas and potash on about 783,000 acres of public lands. By this notice, the BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.


The Public Scoping Period Has Closed

The scoping period for comments related to the Master Leasing Plan and plan amendments was open from March 5, 2012 to May 7, 2012.

For further information and/or to have your name added to our mailing list, contact Brent Northrup, Project Manager, BLM Moab Field Office, 82 East Dogwood, Moab, UT 84532, telephone (435) 259-2151 or email Brent_Northrup@blm.gov

The Following Public Meetings Were Held

Date

Location

Address

March 27, 2012

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Monticello

Monticello High School

1400 Independence Way

Monticello, Utah        

March 28, 2012

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Moab

Grand Center

182 North 500 West

Moab, Utah

April 3, 2012

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City Main Library

210 East 400 South

Salt Lake City, Utah


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