February 15, 2006
Contact: Mary L. Wilson
Rawlins BLM Hosts Public Meeting for
Seminoe Road Natural Gas Development Draft Impact Statement
BLM’s Rawlins Field Office will host a public meeting to gather comments and give information about the Seminoe Road Natural Gas Development Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Thursday, Feb. 23, with Open House from 5 to 7 p.m. and public hearing from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Jeffrey Center in Rawlins, Third and Spruce Streets.
The Seminoe Road proposal includes drilling and developing up to 1,240 wells, on up to 785 well pad sites spaced at approximately one well pad site every 160 acres. Associated facilities include roads, gas and water collection pipelines, compressor stations, water disposal systems, and a power supply system. A 30-to 40-year development and operation period is proposed. The comment period on the Seminoe Road Draft EIS has been extended a month, and will now conclude on Mar. 3.