CORRECTION: Bureau of Land Management Battle Mountain District Rescinds Oil & Gas Leasing Environmental Assessment and Resource Management Plan Amendment

BATTLE MOUNTAIN, Nevada – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Battle Mountain District is notifying the public that the Battle Mountain District Resource Management Plan amendment and Oil & Gas Leasing Environmental Assessment is being rescinded.  The Battle Mountain District will notify the public in a subsequent release, in the near future, when it will be made available for public comment.

For more information, please contact Jess Harvey, Battle Mountain Public Affairs, at (775) 635-4054 or

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The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in the 11 Western states and Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. In fiscal year 2018, the diverse activities authorized on BLM-managed lands generated $105 billion in economic output across the country. This economic activity supported 471,000 jobs and contributed substantial revenue to the U.S. Treasury and state governments, mostly through royalties on minerals.

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Bureau of Land Management


Tonopah Field Office


Jess D. Harvey