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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Pinedale Field Office
 
Release Date: 12/03/13
Contacts: Shelley Gregory    
  307-315-0612    

BLM Pinedale Seeks Public Comments on Grazing Permit Renewals


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office (PFO) is seeking public comments prior to initiating an environmental assessment (EA) for grazing permit renewals in the Ryegrass area 10 miles west and southwest of Daniel Junction, Wyo.

Livestock grazing permits in the James Ryegrass, Webb Draw, Brody Draw, East Aspen Ridge, Jewett Ryegrass and Home Individual allotments are up for renewal, a process undertaken every 10 years. The permits are currently issued solely for cattle on a little over 19 thousand acres.

Public participation is a key component of the EA process. The public is encouraged to identify specific issues, concerns or ideas to help ensure the best possible analysis. Written substantive comments may be emailed to BLM_WY_Pinedale_Grazing_Permit_Renewals@blm.gov with "Ryegrass Permits" in the subject line; faxed to 307-367-5329; or mailed or delivered to the BLM PFO, Attn: Travis Ames, P.O. Box, 768, 1625 W. Pine St., Pinedale, WY 82941. Comments must be received by Jan. 3, 2014.

Before including your address, phone number, e-mail 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.

Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the individual below during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the below individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

For more information, please contact Travis Ames at 307-367-5304.



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: 12-03-2013