WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled new procedures to speed up drilling on public lands, an area where Republicans and the oil industry have pressed the administration to do more to boost oil production and help drive down gasoline prices.
DENVER — The Bureau of Land Management's associate state director in Wyoming has been named the agency's new director of the National Operations Center in Denver.
Last fall, Montana newspapers ran articles and guest opinions on the swap out of state land from the Missouri Breaks Monument. Landowners don’t like the swap idea; Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Bureau of Land Management and environmentalists favor federal land con…
Thirty to 50 horses living on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range would be removed from the area in 2012 under a proposal under consideration by the Bureau of Land Management.
Last week, I announced the next steps in the Obama administration’s strategy for expanding safe and responsible oil and gas development on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf to help power our economy while reducing our dependence on foreign oil.
WINIFRED - The head of the federal Bureau of Land Management is back in Montana with a message similar to the one he delivered to ranchers a year ago: No new national monuments.
The head of the federal Bureau of Land Management was scheduled to be in Montana on Monday to meet with local officials and tour Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.
CODY, Wyo. — Saying they have the backing of most area residents, Park County commissioners voted 4-1 this week to not recommend to the Bureau of Land Management any special or unique landscapes for wilderness protection.
WASHINGTON - Under pressure from Congress, the Obama administration is backing away from a plan to make millions of acres of undeveloped land in the West eligible for federal wilderness protection.
GREEN RIVER — Federal officials are increasing their efforts to mitigate abandoned mine hazards on public lands across the West, including just more than 1,000 sites in Wyoming, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
Bob Abbey, the director of the Bureau of Land Management, told a crowd estimated at more than 1,500 that there are no plans for a national monument in Phillips County. But many who attended the forum in Malta remained unconvinced.
Members of the audience applaud comments from one of the many who spoke in opposition to a rumored national monument designation in Phillips County. More than 1,500 people filled Malta’s gymnasium for the presentation by BLM Director Bob Abbey. (Courtesy photo)
MALTA — The director of the Bureau of Land Management told a packed forum in northeastern Montana that there are no plans for presidential monument declarations in the region, but it did little to ease the fears of ranchers and many others that the federal government may sweep in and bar the…
Bob Abbey, the director of the Bureau of Land Management.
The director of the Bureau of Land Management, Robert Abbey, has agreed to a public meeting to address concerns about the possible creation of a national monument in Valley and Phillips counties.
RAWLINS — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will soon decide whether the first of more than $100 million in unissued oil and gas leases across the West will be handed over to drilling companies.