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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Utah State Office
 
Release Date: 03/06/13
Contacts: Megan Crandall , 801-539-4020  

BLM Holds Coal Lease Sale for Tract in Eastern Utah


Salt Lake City – The Bureau of Land Management held the Dry Canyon B coal lease sale at the BLM-Utah State Office in Salt Lake City.  The parcel offered contained 4,325 acres of federal minerals located in the Price Field Office.  The BLM received no bids for the federal coal lease rights during the sealed bid process.
 
 
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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: 03-06-2013