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Bureau of Land Management opens public scoping period for March lease sale

The scoping period runs through October 18
Posted at 2:32 PM, Oct 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-07 16:13:36-04

BILLINGS — The BLM has opened a 15-day public scoping period for nominated oil and gas lease parcels located in Montana.

The scoping period runs through October 18, 2019, and is intended to solicit public input on nominated lease parcels for the March 24, 2020 lease sale, including the preliminary recommendations and stipulations.

Parcels nominated for inclusion on the March sale are located in Carter, Fallon, Powder River, and Richland counties in Montana.

Updated information on the sale and information on how to submit electronic comments is available on the BLM ePlanning website.

Comments can also be mailed to the Bureau of Land Management, Division of Oil and Gas, Attn: Tessa Wallace, 1220 38th Street North, Great Falls, MT 59405.

Those who provide comments are advised that before including their address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information, they should be aware that the entire comment – including the personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time.

While those commenting can ask in their comments to withhold personal identifying information from public review, the BLM cannot guarantee that they will be able to do so.