U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Wyoming State Office
|Release Date: 10/24/13|
Wyoming Resource Advisory Council Meeting Set for November
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet Nov. 12-14, in Laramie, Wyo.
The meeting is open to the public.
The Nov. 12 portion of the meeting will take place at the Holiday Inn Laramie, 204 South 30th St., beginning at 1 p.m. Planned agenda topics include discussions on National Environmental Policy Act cooperating agency issues, migration and mitigation initiatives by the University of Wyoming (UW) Ruckelshaus Institute, the UW Reclamation Center, as well as follow up to previous meetings.
The RAC will participate in UW’s “A Landscape Discussion on Energy Law in Wyoming,” Nov. 13, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 229 Grand Ave., starting at 8 a.m. Registration for the event is free and open to the public through the university.
The RAC will tour the UW Energy Innovation Center, 1020 E. Lewis St., at 8 a.m., Nov. 14. The public may attend the tour.
The public comment period will start at 10 a.m., Nov. 14, in the UW BP Collaboration Center, also at 1020 E. Lewis St. The public may also submit written comments to the RAC. 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 promptly to the next agenda item.
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 Christian Venhuizen, 307-775-6103. To see a copy of the agenda, go to: http://www.blm.gov/style/medialib/blm/wy/rac/agendas.Par.56682.File.dat/2013nov.pdf.
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 multiple-use mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2012, activities on public lands generated $4.6 billion in revenue, much of which was shared with the States where the activities occurred. In addition, public lands contributed more than $112 billion to the U.S. economy and helped support more than 500,000 jobs.
Wyoming State Office 5353 Yellowstone Road Cheyenne, WY 82009
|Last updated: 10-24-2013|
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