If BLM decides to solicit nominations, the BLM will publish a notice in the Federal Register and may use other notification methods to solicit nominations and expressions of interest for parcels of land inside designated leasing areas for solar or wind energy development.
A nomination must be in writing and must include the following:
The BLM may consider informal expressions of interest suggesting lands to be included in a competitive offer. An informal expression of interest must include a description of the suggested lands and rationale for their inclusion.
In order to submit a nomination, under 43 CFR 2803.10, the applicant must be:
A nomination cannot be withdrawn, except by the BLM for cause, in which case all nomination monies will be refunded to the nominator.