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Bureau of Land Management opens public comment on two operations in southern Utah

Posted at 9:02 PM, Sep 29, 2020

SOUTHERN UTAH — The Bureau of Land Management is looking for input from the public regarding the Lisbon Valley Mining Company plan of operations modification, as well as an extension of the Long Valley Road in Washington City.

Utahns have 30 days to voice their thoughts on the Lisbon Valley Mining plans in San Juan County that would involve adding 28 acres of additional mining, an open pit copper mine, solvent extraction and an electrowinning processing plant. Click here for more details.

Comments will be accepted until Oct. 29.

Submit your comments by mail:
BLM Moab Field Office
82 East Dogwood
Moab, UT 84532

Or by email:
Subject Line: Lisbon Valley Mining Company

The other project, in Washington City, would include constructing a road that extends from the Long Valley Exchange parcel to the future planned 3650 South Interchange on the Southern Parkway Right-of-Way. Click here for more information.

Comments for this operation must be submitted or postmarked by Oct. 28.


Bureau of Land Management
Attn: Long Valley Road Project
345 East Riverside Drive
St. George, UT 84790.

Note from BLM: Before including an address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable information in any comments, be aware that the entire comment—including personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. Requests to withhold personal identifying information from public review can be submitted, but the BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so. [...] Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to leave a message or question for the above individual. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Replies are provided during normal business hours.

The agency also added: "Please note that the most useful comments are specific and contain new technical or scientific information relevant to the proposed action. Comments which contain only opinions or preferences will not receive a formal response but may be considered in the BLM decision-making process."