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Date: May 15, 2007
Contact: Lesley A. Collins,

BLM Evaluating an Application for Lease
Modification at the Rawhide Mine 

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Casper Field Office is currently taking comments concerning an application for a coal lease modification adjacent to the Rawhide Mine. The Rawhide Mine is approximately 10 miles north of Gillette, Wyo. The application covers approximately 216.32 acres and contains about 34.6 million tons of in-place coal.

Comments will be accepted through June 15, 2007 and will be considered in the evaluation of the pending application.

Written comments should be submitted by June 15, 2007 and addressed to: BLM; Steven Wright; 2987 Prospector Drive; Casper, WY 82604. Comments can also be submitted via email to: casper_wymail@blm.gov.

For more information, please contact Steven Wright at (307) 261-7731.