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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Pinedale Field Office
 
Release Date: 09/21/09
Contacts: Lorraine Keith 307-352-0399    
  Jim Lucas 307-367-5361    

Jonah Interagency Mitigation & Reclamation Office and the
Pinedale Anticline Project Office Plan Sept. 29 Public Meetings


The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Jonah Interagency Mitigation and Reclamation Office (JIO) and the Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO) will host the JIO Agency Managers Committee Meeting and the joint PAPO Agency Managers Committee/Pinedale Anticline Mitigation Management Board Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009. The JIO meeting will be held from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., and the PAPO meeting from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. The meetings will be at the BLM, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyo. in the first floor conference room.

The JIO Committee and PAPO Committee/Board will act on an aggressive agenda including financial reports, JIO/PAPO/Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative (WLCI) coordination efforts, conservation easements/plans, reclamation monitoring plans, new funding applications, industry updates, and other business.

The JIO and PAPO meetings are open to the public. The JIO and PAPO, and their mitigation funds were created as a result of the BLM Records of Decision for the purpose of mitigating the intense oil and gas resource development occurring in the Jonah, and Pinedale Anticline oil and gas fields located in the Upper Green River Valley of Wyo.

For more information, please contact Jim Lucas, JIO and PAPO Coordinator, at 307-367-5361. Information on the JIO and PAPO projects may also be obtained online at: www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/field_offices/Pinedale/anticline.html, and www.wy.blm.gov/jonah_office/ .



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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Pinedale Field Office   1625 West Pine St.      PO Box 768      Pinedale, WY 82941  

Last updated: 09-22-2009