Scoping Comment Period Announced: Oil Shale and Tar Sands Programmatic EIS
Oil Shale and Tar Sands Programmatic EIS Information Center
"The United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), will prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for oil shale and tar sands resources leasing on lands administered by the BLM in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. The PEIS will amend existing applicable Resource Management Plans to address oil shale and tar sands resources leasing in these three states. This web site is the online center for public information and involvement in the PEIS process.
Public Scoping Comment Period Open Until Jan. 31, 2006
The public scoping period started with the publication of a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register (December 13, 2005) and will continue for 50 days after publication in the Federal Register. The Agencies will accept written comments on the scope of the Programmatic EIS and electronic comments via this web site. Use the Public Comment Form on this web site to submit comments."