Nov. 1 deadline for JIO-PAPO applications for off-site mitigation projects
Mitigation for impacts of development in the Pinedale Anticline and Jonah Fields
by Bureau of Land Management
October 12, 2010
The Jonah Interagency Office (JIO) and Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO) will accept applications for funding off-site mitigation projects until Nov. 1.
Applicants are encouraged to visit the JIO-PAPO website at http://www.wy.blm.gov/jio-papo/ and review the JIO-PAPO strategic plans and mitigation goals to ensure that proposed projects fall within appropriate parameters. Applicants are also encouraged to visit the Jonah Infill Drilling Project and the Pinedale Anticline Project Area Records of Decision at http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/field_offices/Pinedale.html
The Funding Application on http://www.wy.blm.gov/jio-papo/jio/index.htm for JIO projects or http://www.wy.blm.gov/jio-papo/papo/index.htm for PAPO projects should be used by applicants. Supporting documentation establishing the value and relevancy of the proposal to JIO or PAPO goals is required and will be used to evaluate applications.
Project applications and supporting documentation can be submitted by email to: JIO_WYMail@blm.gov (files larger than 3 MB cannot be accepted) or as hard copy to: JIO-PAPO, P.O. Box 768, 1625 W. Pine St., Pinedale, WY 82941. Receipt of applications will be verified with senders within five business days.
Project applications may be submitted at any time during the year until the deadline of Nov. 1 for consideration for the next calendar year’s funding; applications received after Nov. 1 will be considered during the next application cycle. Additional information is available at http://www.wy.blm.gov/jio-papo/docs/applicationguidelines.pdf or contact John MacDonald, Acting JIO-PAPO Project Coordinator, at 307-367-5386.