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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Utah State Office
 
Release Date: 09/24/12
Contacts: Cliff Giffen, 435-587-1524    

BLM Seeks Public Comment on Environmental Assessment for Oil and Gas Lease Sale


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Monticello Field Office (MFO) is offering a 30-day public comment period for the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared for the February 2013 Oil and Gas Lease Sale. The draft EA can be accessed on the Environmental Notification Bulletin Board at https://www.blm.gov/ut/enbb/index.php.  The document name is “February 2013 Oil and Gas Lease Sale”, document # DOI-BLM-UT-Y020-2012-0038 – EA.
 
Written comments may be mailed to the Bureau of Land Management, Monticello Field Office, P.O. Box 7, Monticello, UT 84535 (Attn: Cliff Giffen), or by fax to 435-587-1518. Electronic comments may be submitted to: BLM_UT_MT_O&G_Leasing_Comments@blm.gov. Comments must be received by October 19, 2012.


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: 09-24-2012