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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Pinedale Field Office
 
Release Date: 06/21/11
Contacts: Shelley Gregory    
  307-315-0612    

BLM Pinedale Field Office Issues Decision on Stewart Point 7-28


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office has issued a finding of no significant impact (FONSI) and decision record (DR) for the Stewart Point 7-28 environmental assessment (EA).

The DR allows QEP Energy to construct the Stewart Point 7-28 well pad and drill two natural gas delineation wells this summer in T. 33 N., R. 109 W., Sec. 28, approximately four miles south of Pinedale, Wyo. in the Stewart Point area of the Pinedale Anticline Project Area. Construction activities, drilling or completion operations will not be conducted during the winter mule deer seasonal restriction period.

The EA, FONSI, DR and additional materials are available at http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/NEPA/documents/pfo/sp728.html, at the Pinedale Field Office at 1625 W. Pine St., Pinedale, Wyo., and via mail by sending a request to StewartPoint7-28_EA_WY@blm.gov.

For more information, please contact Janet Bellis at 307-367-5316 or jbellis@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: 06-21-2011