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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Rawlins Field Office
 
Release Date: 07/20/11
Contacts: Shelley Gregory    
  307-315-0612    

BLM Rawlins Field Office Seeks Public Input on
Pete Lien Jonathon Limestone Quarry Environmental Assessment


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rawlins Field Office (RFO) is seeking public comments on the Pete Lien Jonathon limestone quarry environmental assessment (EA).

The project area is located approximately 10 miles north of Laramie, Wyo., and approximately seven miles east of State Highway 30. It includes a quarry, access road and processing facilities. The project area is 1,440 acres with a total disturbance of less than 640 acres. Development and recovery of the limestone would include blasting, quarrying, transportation and milling of limestone and lime products. The ancillary facilities, including a lime plant and roads, will be located on adjacent private land.

The EA and additional information are available at www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/NEPA/documents/rfo/petelien-jonathon.html.

Comments will be accepted until close of business on Aug. 3. Mail or deliver written comments to: Rawlins Field Office, 1300 North Third St., P.O. Box 2407, Rawlins, WY 82301. Comments can also be emailed to Jonathon_Quarry_WY@blm.gov or faxed to 307–328-4224.

Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

For further information, please contact RFO Project Manager David Simons at 307-328-4200 or d75simon@blm.gov.



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: 07-20-2011