BLM Rawlins to Host Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Development Review Team Meeting

BLM Rawlins to Host Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Development Review Team Meeting

RAWLINS — The Bureau of Land Management Rawlins Field Office will host a meeting of the Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Development Review Team at 1 p.m., April 21, at 1300 N. Third St., Rawlins, Wyoming.

The Review Team is comprised of federal, state, county, and private entities charged with monitoring the Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Development Record of Decision (ROD) implementation.  Meeting topics will include presentation of Annual Operating Plans, Reclamation monitoring and effectiveness, and updates from the Mule Deer, Greater Sage Grouse, Songbird, and Sensitive Fish Working Groups.

The 2007, Atlantic Rim ROD authorized multiple operators to develop approximately 2,000 natural gas wells in the 270,080 acres, are south of Rawlins, Wyoming. Site-specific environmental assessments are conducted for each new surface disturbing activity, including well pads, roads, pipelines, and ancillary facilities.

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During the 30-to-50 year life of the project, nearly 1.35 billion cubic feet of natural gas is expected to be produced, providing enough natural gas to heat 19.3 million homes for one year.

For more information, please contact Annette Treat, Project Manager at 307-328-4314.

Doe Mule Deer after being collared in the Atlantic Rim Project Area. The BLM, WGFD and Industry cooperatively participate in collaring to identify migration routes within the Atlantic Rim project area.