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Sevier Playa Potash Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement available for review NEW!

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) welcomes your comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and its supporting documents. Your review is critical to the Project analysis and BLM’s decision-making process. To ensure your comments receive full consideration, the BLM must receive your written comments on the DEIS within 45 days following the date that the Environmental Protection Agency publishes its Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. The Notice of Availablity for the DEIS was published on November 30, 2018, which means BLM needs to receive your comments by January 14, 2019.

You may submit comments related to the DEIS for the Project by any of the following methods:

            Email: blm_ut_fm_sevier_playa_potash_project@blm.gov

            Fax: (435) 743-3136
            Mail: Bureau of Land Management Fillmore Field Office
                    Attn: Clara Stevens - Sevier Playa Potash Project Comments
                    95 East 500 North, Fillmore, UT 84631

Readers are encouraged to review the documents associated with the Project (located in the documents portion of this website). The documents section also includes a document organization graphic depicting the relationships among the various Project documents, reports, and appendices. Paper and digital copies of the DEIS and supporting documents are available for review only during normal business hours at:
1) The BLM Fillmore Field Office at 95 East 500 North, Fillmore, UT 84631
2) The BLM West Desert District Office at 2370 South Decker Lake Blvd., West Valley City, UT
3) The Fillmore City Library at 75 West Center, Fillmore, UT
4) The Delta City Library at 76 North 200 West, Delta, UT

For further information contact:

Clara Stevens
Project Manager
95 East 500 North
Fillmore, UT 84631
(435) 743-3119
Email: c1steven@blm.gov
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Sevier Playa Potash Project (Project), which would be located in Millard County in southwestern Utah. Crystal Peak Minerals, Inc. (CPM) holds, or through agreement controls, the rights to develop and operate potassium mineral leases on 117,814 acres of federal lands administered by the BLM and an additional 6,409 acres of state lands. CPM proposes to exercise its lease rights by constructing and operating the Project, which would produce at its peak approximately 372,000 tons per year of potassium sulfate (K2SO4), also known as sulfate of potash (SOP), and related minerals over the 32-year lifetime of the Project.

The Notice of Intent (NOI) for the EIS was published March 12, 2014, which initiated the public scoping period.  The project was then put on hold by the proponent on September 1, 2014.  When the project resumed, the BLM reopened the public scoping period until August 31, 2015.