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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received Expressions of Interest (nominations) to sell Federal oil and gas leases on 9 parcels of Federal minerals in a future lease sale.  The parcels are located within the Butte Field Office (BFO) area.  
 
 
 
 
Document    Date(s) Available Notes/Comments
Public Scoping
Nominated Parcels List
Nominated Parcel Maps
GIS Data (Preliminary List)
Dear Reader Letter (Public Scoping)
Publish Date: 8/14/2017

Comment Period: 15 days
8/14/2017 - 8/29/2017

Submit comments to:

Email:
BLM_MT_Butte_fo_lease_ea@blm.gov

Mail:

Butte Field Office
Attention:  Scott Haight
106 N Parkmont
Butte, MT 59701
 
Two Week public scoping period of nominated lease parcels including
the field office's preliminary recommendations and stipulations.  
Stipulation summaries, GIS shapefiles, and maps are also provided.  
This allows the public an opportunity to provide comments which are
then analyzed nand incorporated into the final environmental
analysis as appropriate.  
30 Day Public Review
Dear Reader Letter (Public Comment)
Environmental Assessment (EA)
Finding of No Significan Impact (Unsigned)
Publish Date: 09/29/2017

Comment Period:  30 days
9/30/2017 - 10/30/2017

Submit Comments to:

Email:
BLM_MT_Butte_fo_lease_ea@blm.gov

Mail:

Butte Field Office
Attention:  Scott Haight
106 N Parkmont
Butte, MT 59701
 
Thirdy day public review and comment period of the lease sale
environmental assessment (EA) and the unsigned Finding of
No Significant Impact (FONSI).  Comments received from the
public will be analyzed and incorporated into the environmental
analysis as appropriate.  
Lease Sale Notice and Protest Period
Competitive Sale Notice and List
Map of Sale Parcels
GIS Data
Final Environmental Assessment (EA)
Finding of No Significan Impact (Unsigned)
Publish Date: 12/13/2017

Protest Period: 30 days
12/14/2017 - 01/13/2018

Submit Protests to:
BLM/Montana Dakotas State Director
5001 Southgate Drive
Billings, MT 59101
Fax 406-896-5292
The Sale Notice includes a list of all sale parcels, legal descriptions,
applicable stipulations, and questions and answers about the lease
sale process.  This section will also include amendments to the original
sale notice if changes are made before the sale.  
Decision Record and Signed FONSI
Decision Record
Signed FONSI
Publish Date: 03/12/2017 Signed Decision Record (DR) and FONSI for Leasing EA and Lease Sale.
Protests Publish Date: 03/12/2017 Resolution
Sale Results Publish Date: 03/13/2017 Summary of the lease sale results.  It includes the total numer and acreage
of parcels sold and the net revenue (bonus bids, fees and first-year rentals)
generated from the sale.