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Canyon Country District Office
Release Date: 07/12/13
Contacts: Cliff Giffen, (435) 587-1524    

BLM Seeks Public Comment on Proposed February 2014 Oil and Gas Lease Sale

Monticello, Utah—The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Canyon Country District announces that the public scoping period for the proposed February 2014 oil and gas lease sale will run until August 9, 2013.
The purpose of the public scoping process is to determine relevant issues that should be addressed and analyzed in the environmental assessment (EA) that will be prepared for the February 2014 oil and gas lease sale. The proposed parcel list is available for review at both the Monticello Field Office and the Moab Field Office (see addresses below) and online at:
Written comments will be accepted throughout the public scoping period, which closes on
August 9, 2013. Please note that the most useful comments are those that identify issues relevant to the proposed action.  Comments which contain only opinions or preferences will not receive a formal response, but may be considered in the BLM planning process. Please reference the "February 2014 Oil and Gas Lease Sale" when submitting comments.

Written comments on the February 2014 oil and gas lease sale may be mailed or emailed to:

Monticello Field Office
Attn: Cliff Giffen
365 North Main
Monticello, UT 84535 

Moab Field Office
Attn: Cliff Giffen
82 East Dogwood
Moab, UT 84532
Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be aware that your entire comment – including 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. The BLM will not consider anonymous comments.
All submissions from organizations and businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be available for public inspection in their entirety.
For additional information, please contact Cliff Giffen at (435) 587-1524.  Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to leave a message or question for the above individual. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.
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Canyon Country District Office   82 East Dogwood      Moab, UT 84532  

Last updated: 07-12-2013