The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rock Springs Field Office has scheduled public scoping meetings for the proposed 243-mile hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide pipeline from Riley Ridge, 18 miles southwest of Big Piney, Wyo., to the Natrona Hub, 30 miles west of Casper, Wyo.

Meetings will be held as follows:

· July 14 - Holiday Inn, 1675 Sunset Dr., Rock Springs, Wyo.

· July 15 - Marbleton Town Hall, 10700 Highway 189, Big Piney

· July 16 - Rodeway Inn/Pronghorn Lodge, 150 E. Main St., Lander, Wyo.

· July 17 - Ramada Plaza Riverside, 300 W. F St., Casper

According to a news release, all meetings will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. BLM specialists and project representatives will be on hand to provide information, answer questions and collect public comments regarding the proposed pipeline route, identified issues and potential impacts and mitigation.

The BLM is extending the scoping period from July 9 to Aug. 1 to allow additional time for the submission of public comments following the scoping meetings.