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August 8, 2013 Oil and Gas Lease Sale

*Please note that not all documents may be available at a given time. They will be added as they become available. 

Date(s) Available
Two Week Public Scoping
Field Office project lead contacts are listed on the nominated parcel webpage.
December 3, 2012- December 17, 2012
Two week public scoping period of nominated lease parcels including preliminary recommendations and stipulations. Stipulation summaries, GIS shapefiles, and maps are also provided. This allows the public an opportunity to provide comments, which are then analyzed and incorporated into the environmental analysis as appropriate.
30 Day Public Review
EA & Unsigned FONSI 
Comments on these documents should be submitted to the individual Field Offices.

The parcels that were evaluated in the Grand Junction and Uncompahgre field offices for a two-week scoping period were held for additional analysis.
February 11, 2013 - March 13, 2013
Thirty day public review and comment period of the lease sale Environmental Assessment (EA) and the unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). Comments received from the public will be analyzed and incorporated into the environmental analysis as appropriate.
May 10, 2013
Notice of Competitive Lease Sale and lease sale Environmental Assessment (EA) posting with unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). Thirty day lease sale protest period begins.  
A determination of NEPA adequacy was done for the parcels in the Little Snake Field Office. The EA can be found here . Those parcels were deferred from the February 2013 Lease Sale
Protest Period 
May 10, 2013 - June 10, 2013
Lease sale protests received from the public during the 30-day protest period and the BLM's responses to the protests and decisions.  
Sale Results 

Final Sale Results
August 8, 2013
Summary of the lease sale results. It includes the total number and acreage of parcels sold and the net revenue (bonus bids, fees and first-year rentals) generated from the sale. 
August 7, 2013 or later
Final lease sale EA with signed FONSI and Decision Record (DR). 
LR2000 Lease Issuance Report
Report of the leases issued after the sale.