BLM seeks public comment on proposed potash exploration project
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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Moab Field Office is seeking public comment on an environmental assessment (EA) analyzing the potential impacts of American Potash LLC’s proposal to drill four exploration core holes for potash in the Spring Canyon Point area of Grand County. The proposed project would create approximately 17 acres of surface disturbance on public lands, BLM officials said in a news release..

Additional information about the proposed project is included in the EA, which is now available for public review at: https://www.blm.gov/ut/enbb/index.php. Hard copies are also available at the Moab BLM Field Office, 82 E. Dogwood, Moab, UT 84532.

Written comments will be accepted by letter or email until July 1, 2013. According to the news release, the BLM is asking for comments that "identify issues relevant to the proposed action or contain new technical or scientific information. Comments on the EA should be as specific as possible with references to page numbers and chapters of the document. Comments which contain only opinions or preferences will not receive a formal response, but may be considered in the BLM decision-making process," the news release stated.

When submitting comments, rference “American Potash."

Written comments may be mailed or emailed to: Bureau of Land Management Moab Field Office 82 East Dogwood Moab, Utah 84532. Comments may also be submitted by email to: blm_ut_mb_comments@blm.gov.

Those submitting comments should be aware that the entire comment—including personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time, according to the news release.

For further information, please contact Rebecca Doolittle at 435-259-2100.

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