Monday, July 3, 2017

USA, Nevada: Geothermal Lease Sale to be Held October 26

BLM seeks comments on geothermal land (Elko Daily Free Press)

The Bureau of Land Management’s Elko District is seeking public review of an Environmental Assessment for parcels of public land nominated this year for a competitive geothermal lease sale.

These parcels have the potential for future geothermal exploration and development, according to the agency. The 15-day public review period concludes July 15.

The BLM is considering offering up to 5 parcels, comprising about 12,615.28 acres of land in northeastern Nevada in a competitive Geothermal Lease Sale to be held on Oct. 26.

The document is posted for public review on the NEPA Register project website at: Additional information about the sale will be available in late July after the review period on the EA closes.

If you have issues or concerns or need more information, contact Tom Schmidt, Project Lead at the BLM Elko District, at 753-0200 or email at