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Tonopah Field Office
Release Date: 07/06/12
Contacts: Bruce Andersen , 775-482-7844 ,
News Release No. BMDO 2012-27

BLM Seeks Public Comment on Draft Environmental Assessment for the Zero One Odysseys Special Recreation Permit

Tonopah, Nev. — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Tonopah Field Office is seeking public comments associated with the issuance of a Special Recreation Permit to conduct guided backcountry vehicle tours in portions of the Battle Mountain and Carson City Districts. The proposed action would be to issue a permit to Zero One Odysseys, LLC, to conduct off-highway vehicle tours for a one-year period on existing roads in portions of Nye, Esmeralda, Mineral, Churchill and Lander counties.

The comment period begins July 9 and ends August 8, 2012. Written comments received during this 30-day period will be analyzed and considered during the decision-making process. The preliminary environmental assessment may be viewed at

Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in you comment, you should be aware that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information - may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 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.

Questions and written comments should be mailed to Bruce Andersen, Outdoor Recreation Specialist, 1553 South Main, P.O. Box 911, Tonopah, NV 89049, call Bruce at 775-482-7844 or email to

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 sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

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