BLM Supplemental Draft EIS public meeting July 17

(MILES CITY, Mont.) – A public meeting to discuss the Bureau of Land Management Miles City Field Office Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement has been scheduled for July 17 in Miles City. 

The meeting will be at the BLM offices (111 Garryowen Road) and will run from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

On May 17, the BLM published the Supplemental Draft EIS making it available for public comment as part of the land use planning process in response to a United States Montana District court opinion and order pertinent to “Western Organization of Resource Councils, et al vs BLM.”

The Supplemental Draft EIS, as well as instructions for submitting comments, is available on the BLM e-Planning webpage at: https://go.usa.gov/xmbE4.

For more information, contact Irma Nansel at: (406) 233-2800.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’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. Diverse activities authorized on these lands generated $111 billion in economic output across the country in fiscal year 2019—more than any other agency in the Department of the Interior. These activities supported more than 498,000 jobs.

Release Date

Organization

Bureau of Land Management

Contacts

Name:
Mark Jacobsen