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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Buffalo Field Office
 
Release Date: 07/24/09
Contacts: Lesley A. Collins 307-261-7603    

BLM Buffalo Approves Augusta Unit Zeta CBNG POD EA


The Buffalo Field Office has issued a Decision Record and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Augusta Unit Zeta coalbed natural gas plan of development.

The decision record approves 134 Applications for Permit to Drill in eastern Johnson and northwestern Campbell counties (T50, 51N, R76W) and encompasses 10,220 acres.

The Decision Record and FONSI are s available online at http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/NEPA/bfodocs/Augusta-Zeta.html and at the Buffalo Field Office. For more information, contact Paul Beels or Duane Spencer at (307) 684-1100.



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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