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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Pinedale Field Office
 
Release Date: 01/19/12
Contacts: Shelley Gregory    
  307-315-0612    

BLM Seeks Nominations to Pinedale Anticline Working Group


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is now accepting nominations for one position on the Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) representing energy and mineral development or transportation and rights-of-way for an appointment term of two years.

The PAWG is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and tasked with providing balanced recommendations to the BLM on the development and implementation of monitoring plans, mitigation and adaptive management decisions pertinent to oil and gas activities in the Pinedale Anticline Project Area (PAPA) as described in the Pinedale Anticline Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Record of Decision.

Nominations must be received by Feb. 16, 2012 from Wyoming residents living near the PAPA. Mail or deliver nominations to Shelley Gregory, BLM Pinedale Field Office, 1625 W. Pine St., P.O. Box 768, Pinedale WY 82941, or send via email to ssgregory@blm.gov.

Additional information about the PAWG, its membership and activities, and the nomination process can be found at http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/field_offices/Pinedale/pawg.html.

For more information, please contact Gregory at 307-315-0612.



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 Street      Pinedale WY 82941  

Last updated: 01-19-2012