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BLM to Host Public Scoping Meetings

 to Discuss the Notice of Intent to Prepare a Programmatic
Environmental Impact Statement for its Oil Shale/Tar Sands Leasing

 The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
is proposing to begin a new public planning process related to oil
shale and tar sands. Specifically, the BLM is publishing in the
Federal Register a Notice of Intent to Prepare a Programmatic
Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) and Possible Land Use Plan
Amendments for Allocation of Oil Shale and Tar Sands Resources on
Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Colorado, Utah,
and Wyoming.

 BLM invites you to a public meeting that will provide an opportunity
for interested citizens and organizations to provide input on the
significant issues and alternatives to be considered in the
preparation of the draft programmatic EIS. We need to hear from you to
ensure that we address all relevant issues and alternatives. An
afternoon and an evening meeting will be held at the following

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
1:00 PM and 6:00 PM
Holiday Inn
838 Westwood Blvd.
Price, UT

If you are unable to attend this meeting, please send your comments to
us by May 9, 2011.

Mail to:
Sherri Thompson, 
Bureau of Land Management,
Colorado State Office,
2850 Youngfield Street,
Lakewood, CO  80215 

 Written and oral comments will be given equal weight for
consideration in development of the programmatic EIS.
Published in the Sun Advocate April 7, 2011.

These legal notices, along with those from other fine Utah newspapers, can be viewed at

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