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BLM Lander to auction 65 oil and gas parcels

Jul 27, 2017 From staff reports

The Bureau of Land Management has released its initial environmental analysis for the Wind River/Bighorn Basin District's first quarter 2018 competitive oil and gas lease sale. The document is available for a 30-day public comment period.

The lease sale includes 89 parcels and approximately 125,507 acres of federal mineral estate within the Wind River/Bighorn Basin District. The draft Environmental Assessment studies the potential offering of 16 parcels totaling 18,305 acres in the Cody Field Office; 65 parcels totaling 101,947 acres in the Lander Field Office; and eight parcels totaling 5,255 acres in the Worland Field Office.The BLM will hold the lease sale online viawww.energynet.com.

Public comments on the draft EA will be accepted through Aug. 23. Email comments to blm_wy_wrbbd_lease@blm.govwith "WY-181Q Lease Parcels" in the subject line. Mail or deliver written comments to Rita Allen, BLM Wind River/Bighorn Basin District Office, 101 South 23rdStreet, Worland, WY 82401.

The Draft EA is available for review online athttp://bit.ly/2v19Qtt. The public comments and information submitted regarding this project including names, email addresses and street addresses of the respondents will be publicly available.

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