BLM seeks review of public lands nominated for geothermal exploration and development
July 3, 2017
ELKO – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Elko District is seeking public review of the Environmental Assessment (EA) for parcels of public land nominated for lease in the 2017 Competitive Geothermal Lease Sale. These parcels have the potential for future geothermal exploration and development. The 15-day public review period concludes July 15.
The BLM is considering offering up to five parcels, comprising about 12,615.28 acres of land in northeastern Nevada in a competitive Geothermal Lease Sale to be held on October 26, 2017.
The EA is posted for public review on the NEPA Register project website at: http://bit.ly/2txLxCH. Additional information about the sale will be available in late July after the review period on the EA closes.
If you have issues or concerns or need more information, contact Tom Schmidt, Project Lead at the BLM Elko District, at 775-753-0200 or email at TuscFO_NEPA@blm.gov.