The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that the public comment period for the Draft Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (ULP PEIS) has been extended to May 31, 2013.  DOE will host four public hearings next week in the following locations to take public comments on the Draft ULP PEIS.
  • Grand Junction: April 22, 2013, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Colorado Mesa University, University Center Ballroom, 1455 N. 12th St.,  Grand Junction, Colo.
  • Montrose: April 23, 2013, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Johnson Elementary School, 13820 6700 Road, Montrose, Colo.
  • Telluride:  April 24, 2013, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Telluride Middle/High School, 725 W Colorado Avenue, Telluride, Colo.
  • Naturita: April 25, 2013, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Naturita School, 141 W Main St., Naturita, Colo.
The draft environmental impact statement can be found here and on the ULP PEIS website, In addition to the public hearings, comments may also be submitted by mail or electronically via the web site or e-mail at the addresses listed below: U.S. mail: Ray Plieness, PEIS Document Manager Office of Legacy ManagementU.S. Department of Energy11025 Dover Street, Suite 1000 Westminster, CO 80021 Web site: E-mail: