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  • BLM and Western Announce Meetings for the TransWest Express Transmission Project Sept 5th and 6th in Southern Utah
    by kcsg.com news
    Published - 08/01/13 - 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    (CHEYENNE, Wyo) - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office and the Western Area Power Administration (Western) are hosting a series of 13 public meetings/hearings to provide information and to gather public input on the TransWest Express Transmission Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS).

    Each meeting will provide information displays about the EIS process and schedule, project location maps, impacts to resources and potential land use plan amendments. BLM and Western managers and resource specialists will be available at the meetings to answer questions. Attendees will have the opportunity to have their verbal comments transcribed by a court reporter for the public record. The public has until Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 to review and comment on the DEIS.

    The BLM and Western are co-lead federal agencies for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process for this project, and are working with cooperating agencies in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and Nevada. Members of the public, government agencies, and Tribes are encouraged to comment on the Draft EIS during the 90-day public comment period.

    Tues, Aug 20 Nephi, UT Juab County Courthouse, Cultural Hall, 160 North Main

    Wed, Aug 21 Delta, UT Millard School District Office, 285 East 450 North

    Mon, Aug 26 Ft. Duchesne, UT Tribal Auditorium, 988 South 7500 East

    Tues, Aug 27 Vernal, UT Western Park Convention Center, 302 East 200 South

    Wed, Aug 28 Duchesne, UT Duchesne High School, 155 W. Main St.

    Thurs, Aug 29 Price, UT Carbon County Event Center, 310 S. Fairgrounds Rd.

    Thurs, Sept 5 Cedar City, UT Cedar City Middle School, 2215 Royal Hunte Dr.

    Fri, Sept 6 St. George, UT Dixie State University, Zion Room, 225 South 700 East

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