Bureau of Land Management

BLM's New Solar Energy Program Web Site Launched

The BLM has released its Solar Energy Program Web site (http://blmsolar.anl.gov), which is the online center for public information regarding the ongoing implementation of the Solar Energy Program. The Program was approved in October 2012 through the Record of Decision for the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States (Solar PEIS).

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BLM slated for 2014 budget increase

President Proposes $1.2 Billion for BLM in Fiscal Year 2014 to Protect Resources and Manage Uses of Public Lands

WASHINGTON, DC – Focusing on renewable energy, safe and responsible mineral development, outdoor recreation and other key priorities, the President’s budget has requested $1.2 billion in appropriations for the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management for fiscal year (FY) 2014.  The request, announced today, represents a $32.6 million or 2.9 percent increase over the agency’s congressionally enacted FY 2012 budget.

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Public lands managemnet MOU signed

Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service and NACo Renew Public Lands Management Partnership Sign MOU to Continue, Strengthen Working Relationship

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the U.S. Forest Service (FS) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) have officially renewed their longstanding partnership that allows them to tackle public lands issues across boundaries.

By signing the Memorandum of Understanding, the BLM and FS recognize the important role counties play in locally based decision-making and the need to emphasize a landscape-level approach across local, state and federal boundaries.

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Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service and NACo Renew Public Lands Management Partnership

Sign MOU to Continue, Strengthen Working Relationship

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the U.S. Forest Service (FS) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) have officially renewed their longstanding partnership that allows them to tackle public lands issues across boundaries.

By signing the Memorandum of Understanding, the BLM and FS recognize the important role counties play in locally based decision-making and the need to emphasize a landscape-level approach across local, state and federal boundaries.

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BLM Issues Oil and Gas Best Practices for Wildlife Protection

Washington, D.C. – As part of ongoing efforts to continue to increase responsible domestic energy production while protecting wildlife near oil, gas, and geothermal facilities on BLM lands, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced it has expanded best practice standards for the fluid minerals industry.

Under the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, domestic oil and gas production has grown each year the President has been in office, with domestic oil production currently higher than any time in nearly a decade and natural gas production at its highest level ever. Foreign oil imports now account for less than 50 percent of the oil consumed in America – the lowest level since 1995.

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