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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Wyoming State Office
 
Release Date: 09/26/12
Contacts: Cindy Wertz    
  (307) 775-6014    

Wyoming Resource Advisory Council Meeting Set for October


The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming Resource Advisory Council will meet Thursday, Oct. 25, and Friday, Oct. 26, at the Cam-Plex, 1635 Reata Drive, Gillette, Wyo.

Agenda

The meeting is open to the public. The meeting will begin each day at 8 a.m. Planned agenda topics include a discussion on energy development in a split-estate environment, reclamation and restoration efforts in the Powder River Basin, and follow up from previous meetings on planning.

The public comment period will be Oct.26, at 8 a.m. Interested persons may make oral comments or file written statements for the council to consider. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. If there are no members of the public interested in speaking, the meeting will move on to the next agenda topic.

The purpose of the council is to advise the Secretary of the Interior through the BLM on a variety of issues associated with public land management. For more information contact BLM RAC Coordinator Cindy Wertz, (307) 775-6014.



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: 09-26-2012