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Release Date: 12/10/12
Contacts: Sarah Beckwith    

Comment Period Extended for Gas Hills Uranium Project Draft EIS

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lander Field Office announces an extension of the comment period on the Gas Hills In-situ Recovery Uranium Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

The BLM initially scheduled 45 days for comment on the draft EIS but the comment period is being extended by one month beyond the original closing date of December 31 to allow the public additional time to submit comments.

Comments should be submitted by Jan. 31, 2013, using the following methods:

  • Email:
  • Mail: Bureau of Land Management, Attn: Kristin Yannone, Lander Field Office, 1335 Main Street, Lander, WY 82520
  • Fax: 307-332-8444

Tribes, the public and government agencies are encouraged to provide comment on the draft EIS during this extended comment period. The document can be found online at

Before including your address, phone number, email address or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment – including your 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.

For more information, please contact BLM Project Manager Kristin Yannone at 307-332-8400 or visit the project website at

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM'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. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Lander Field Office   1335 Main Street      Lander, WY 82520  

Last updated: 12-10-2012