BLM extends comment deadline, sets public meetings for Riley Ridge-to-Natrona pipeline

— June 27, 2014

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rock Springs Field Office has scheduled public scoping meetings for the proposed 243-mile hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide pipeline from Riley Ridge, 18 miles southwest of Big Piney to the Natrona Hub, 30 miles west of Casper.

° July 14 – Holiday Inn, 1675 Sunset Dr., Rock Springs

° July 15 – Marbleton Town Hall, 10700 Highway 189, Big Piney

° July 16 – Rodeway Inn/Pronghorn Lodge, 150 E. Main St., Lander

° July 17 – Ramada Plaza Riverside, 300 W. F St., Casper

All meetings will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. BLM specialists and project representatives will be on hand to provide information, answer questions and collect public comments regarding the proposed pipeline route, identified issues and potential impacts and mitigation.

The BLM is extending the scoping period from July 9 to Aug. 1 to allow additional time for the submission of public comments following the scoping meetings. Written comments identifying specific issues, concerns, ideas or mitigation opportunities for consideration in the environmental impact statement should be emailed to BLM_WY_RRNP@blm.gov with “Public Comment” in the subject line; faxed to 307-352-0329; or mailed or delivered to the BLM, Attn: Stephanie Anderson, 280 Hwy. 191 N., Rock Springs WY 82901.

Related documents can be reviewed at the Rock Springs Field Office, 280 Hwy. 191 N., Rock Springs, Wyo., or online.

For more information, contact Jim Stobaugh at 775-861-6478 or jstobaug@blm.gov. 

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