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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Worland Field Office
 
Release Date: 11/30/10
Contacts: Sarah Beckwith    
  307-347-5207    

Comment Period Extended for Proposed Land Sale Near Ten Sleep


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Worland Field Office has extended the public comment period for a proposed land sale near Ten Sleep, Wyo., for an additional 30 days.

The town of Ten Sleep proposes to purchase approximately 23 acres of public land, located about one mile southeast of town, to fill the affordable housing needs of the area. The town proposes to subdivide the lands into single acre lots and to provide water, utilities and streets to each lot. The lots would be sold to people willing to establish a permanent residence and construct a single family dwelling within a prescribed amount of time.

An environmental assessment has been prepared to analyze the impacts of the proposed land sale. It is available for public review and comment by visiting the BLM website at: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/NEPA/wfodocs/tensleep.html.

The public comment period will end on January 3, 2011. Comments should be addressed to AFM Minerals and Lands, BLM-Worland Field Office, P.O. Box 119, Worland, WY, 82401. Comments may also be emailed to worland_wymail@blm.gov; please include "Ten Sleep Land Sale" in the subject line.

For more information, please contact BLM Assistant Field Manger Don Krump at 307-347-5100.



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: 01-11-2011