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January 23, 2023
SUBMITTED VIA E-PLANNING
Wyoming Bureau of Land Management
5353 Yellowstone Road
Cheyenne, WY 8200
Re: Comments on the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management 2023 Second Quarter Oil and Gas Lease Sale Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (DOI-BLM-WY-0000-2023-0001-EA)
Dear Acting State Director Archuleta:
On behalf of The Wilderness Society, the above-listed organizations, and our millions of members and supporters, we thank you for accepting and fully considering these comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management 2023 Second Quarter Oil and Gas Lease Sale. Our organizations and members are deeply invested in sound stewardship of our public lands and committed to ensuring that they equitably benefit all people, address environmental justice, protect biodiversity, and serve as a solution to – not a cause of – climate disruption.
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