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Getting Involved

The Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement process has included opportunities for the public to attend public hearings on the Draft PEIS, comment on the Draft PEIS, attend public scoping meetings, and submit scoping comments.

Past Public Involvement Opportunities: Public Comments on the Draft PEIS

The public comment period on the Draft ULP PEIS began on March 15, 2013, and closed on July 1, 2013. Comments were accepted by electronic mail, electronically through this Web site, in person at public hearings, and by regular mail.

Public comments received on the Draft ULP PEIS are available for viewing.

Comment Consideration

DOE considered all comments on the Draft PEIS received at public hearings, electronically (by e-mail or Web), and by mail. Oral, written, and electronic (i.e., by e-mail or Web) comments were impartially considered and given equal weight by DOE in preparing the Final PEIS.

Public Hearings on the Draft ULP PEIS (April 2013)

DOE held four public hearings in Colorado (Grand Junction, Montrose, Telluride, and Naturita) in April 2013. The hearings gave the public the opportunity to provide oral comments on the Draft ULP PEIS. Hearing transcripts are available on the Public Hearings page.

For More Information

For questions about public participation, or for further information on the ULP PEIS, please contact:

Russel Edge
Senior Advisor
Director of Site Operations
Office of Legacy Management
U.S. Department of Energy
11025 Dover Street, Suite 1000
Westminster, CO 80021
Phone: 303–410–4806
ulpeis@anl.gov

Past Public Involvement Opportunities: Public Scoping Comments and Meetings on the NOI

The 78-day public scoping period for the Notice of Intent (NOI) started on June 21, 2011 and went through September 9, 2011. Comments were accepted at public meetings, by mail, by electronic mail, and electronically through this Web site. During the comment period, DOE held public meetings as discussed under Public Scoping Meetings on the NOI for the Draft ULP PEIS.

DOE considered all comments received or postmarked by September 9, 2011 in preparing the Draft PEIS. Oral, written, and electronic (i.e., by e-mail or Web) comments were impartially considered and given equal weight by DOE in preparing the Draft PEIS.

Public Scoping Meetings on the NOI for the Draft ULP PEIS (August 2011)

Public scoping meetings on the NOI for the Draft ULP PEIS were held by DOE in August 2011. The scoping meetings gave the public the opportunity to provide oral comments on the scope of the Draft ULP PEIS. Meeting transcripts are available for online browsing/downloading from the Public Hearings page.