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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Rock Springs Field Office
 
Release Date: 12/19/13
Contacts: Serena Baker,    
  307-212-0197    

BLM Rock Springs Launches ePlanning Interactive Website for Resource Management Plan


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rock Springs Resource Management Plan documents are now all available through an interactive website known as ePlanning.  

The ePlanning website brings Land Use Planning as well as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process into your home or local library. With an Internet-connected computer, you can open and read land use planning and NEPA documents produced with ePlanning. You can search for issues such as recreation, wildlife, or energy. During the comment periods, you can easily submit your comments online! With ePlanning's comment features, you can tie your comment to particular text right out of the land use planning or NEPA document. It has never been easier to communicate your recommendations and preferences to public land managers.  

A link to video tutorials is available in the upper right-hand corner on the website to walk users through the new program, or by clicking: http://www.ntc.blm.gov/krc/uploads/449/Public_Comment.html.  

“We hope this transition to the new interactive ePlanning website will engage even more people in the RMP process,” says Rock Springs RMP Project Manager William West. “It also supports the BLM Environmental Management System’s goals by reducing our carbon footprint, thus preserving natural resources by eliminating waste created by future mailings and printings.”  

For further information, please contact William West at (307) 352-0259.  A link to the ePlanning website can be found at http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/programs/Planning/rmps/RockSprings.html.  



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: 12-19-2013