The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has announced a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of an individual witnessed dumping chemical waste material onto public lands near the Cerro Coso Community College in Ridgecrest, California.
The incident took place on the morning of August 21 and involved a single individual driving a white, standard cab pickup truck with a large, square tank mounted in the cargo bed.
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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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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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