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November 14, 2008

    Caleb Hiner 

BLM still accepting 
scoping comments on Bighorn Basin RMP

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced today that the public can continue to submit scoping comments on the Bighorn Basin Resource Management Plan (RMP) even though the formal scoping period was scheduled to end on Nov. 17, 2008.

Due to the high level of public interest and attendance at the scoping meetings, the BLM has extended the formal scoping period until November 24th. Comments should be postmarked no later than Nov. 24, 2008, to be included in the Scoping Report. Comments received after the formal period will be considered but may not be included in the report.

“Public involvement is an essential and required part of BLM’s planning process, and we encourage the public to continue to submit their scoping comments,” said Bighorn Basin RMP Project Lead Caleb Hiner.

Comments can be mailed to: BLM, PO Box 119, Worland, WY 82401-0119

Comments can be emailed to: BBRMP_WYMail@blm.gov

For more information on the Bighorn Basin RMP or the revision process, visit the project website at www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/programs/Planning/rmps/bighorn.html or contact Caleb Hiner at 307-347-5171 or email Caleb_Hiner@blm.gov.

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