Protest of oil drilling at Choke canyon Reservoir

Released by: Environment Texas

The Center for Biological Diversity, Clean Water Action, Environment Texas, and Sierra Club hereby file this protest of Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) proposed December 5-6, 2018 Competitive Oil and Gas Lease Sale, and Environmental Assessment (EA) DOI-BLM-NM040-2018-0060-EA, pursuant to 43 C.F.R. § 3120.1-3. We formally protest the inclusion of each of the following parcels, including approximately 4,200 acres underlying Choke Canyon Reservoir in McMullen and Live Oak counties in Texas, and over 400 acres in Oklahoma’s Alfalfa, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Harper, and Woods counties.