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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Utah State Office
 
Release Date: 09/20/12
Contacts: Lisa Bryant or Katie Stevens, 435-259-2100    

Oil and Gas Lease Sale EA Available for Comment


The Moab Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management has released an Environmental Assessment (EA) disclosing the impacts of conducting an oil and gas lease sale of 28 parcels in the Moab Field Office. The lease sale covers 51,693 acres and would occur in February of 2013. 
 
A public comment period is being conducted on the Environmental Assessment. The comment period ends on October 19, 2012. The Environmental Assessment is available online at http://www.blm.gov/ut/st/en/fo/moab.html; it is also available on the Environmental Notification Bulletin Board at https://www.blm.gov/ut/enbb/index.php. Hard copies are also available at the Moab BLM Field Office, 82 E. Dogwood, Moab, UT 84532. Comments on the EA may be mailed to that address, or emailed to BLM_UT_Mb_Comments@blm.gov (include “Lease Sale” in the subject line).
 
Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
 
For more information, call the Moab Field Office at 435-259-2100.


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: 09-20-2012