Burea of Land Management News: BLM seeks public input on proposed oil, gas lease sale in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas

23Mar - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has scheduled a two-week public scoping period for input on 17 parcels (4,980 acres) of federal minerals proposed for the September 2019 competitive oil and gas lease sale.  The public scoping period will begin April 1 and conclude on April 12.  The lease sale is tentatively scheduled for Sept. 5, 2019.

This scoping process is intended to solicit public input on relevant issues, potential impacts, and alternatives that the BLM should address in an environmental assessment to be prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. 

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