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BLM: Backhoe nicked pipe at Wyoming oil spill spot

BLM: Backhoe nicked pipe at Wyoming oil spill spot

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A 25,000-gallon oil spill in the Powder River Basin occurred after a backhoe nicked a 6-inch underground pipeline and, over time, corrosion turned the minor damage into an oil-spewing hole, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Tuesday.

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U.S. agencies build worker housing in North Dakota

DICKINSON, N.D. — Construction is set to begin on temporary housing for federal workers in western North Dakota.

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Wilks brothers take land exchange offer public on website

Wilks brothers take land exchange offer public on website

In an unusual tactic, Montana’s largest private landowners have taken their proposal for a land exchange with the Bureau of Land Management directly to the public via a website.

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GPS cache sites established along Missouri River

GPS cache sites established along Missouri River

The Upper Missouri River EarthCache Trail will formally open on Aug. 23 at 8:30 a.m. with a free 5-mile canoe trip to find cache sites.

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Agencies to rethink draining reservoir

Facing criticism from the public, a water drawdown planned to begin Friday at Paulo Reservoir south of Glasgow has been postponed, Bureau of Land Management officials said Tuesday.

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BLM suspends firewood permit sales

The Bureau of Land Management’s Billings Field Office has temporarily suspended the sale of firewood permits until fire conditions moderate in south-central Montana.

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BLM imposes fire restrictions across northeast Wyoming

BUFFALO, Wyo. — Dry weather has prompted the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to impose fire restrictions on BLM lands across northeastern Wyoming.

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BLM repairing Valley County dams

GLASGOW — The Bureau of Land Management Glasgow Field Office is repairing four dams in Valley County.

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BLM proposes new fees for oil and gas wells

CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is requesting authority from Congress to levy new inspection fees on oil and gas wells drilled on federal lands, in a bid to address the large number of uninspected wells in Wyoming and throughout the country.

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Environmentalists call for 'do-over' on management plan

A coalition of environmentalists and landowners is calling on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to rewrite its proposed management plan for federal lands around Buffalo, arguing that the current draft would roll back protections aimed at preventing oil and gas development on areas unsuitabl…

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Fireworks not allowed on BLM lands

As the Fourth of July approaches, the Bureau of Land Management is reminding recreationists that fireworks are prohibited on BLM managed lands.

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BLM: No money, room for more mustang roundups

RENO, Nev. — Federal land managers say a lawsuit by Nevada ranchers and others demanding acceleration of wild horse roundups doesn't pass legal muster, but even if it did, they don't have the money or the room at U.S. corrals to gather more mustangs.

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Fire burns 1,300 acres west of Jordan

Fire burns 1,300 acres west of Jordan

Montana’s wildland fire season got off to a hot start on Friday as a suspected lightning-caused blaze that smoldered for days sprang to life nurtured by wind and burned more than 1,300 acres by Monday.

June 23, 2014 1:00 pm Photos

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BLM proposes second Wyoming wild-horse sanctuary

CASPER, Wyo. — A 529-acre swath of the Double D ranch south of Lander could become home to more than 250 legends of the American West.

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Drilling blocked to protect grouse subspecies

Drilling blocked to protect grouse subspecies

DENVER — The federal government this week declared more than 400,000 acres in southwestern Colorado and eastern Utah off-limits to energy exploration or any other kind of development to protect the Gunnison sage grouse, a precursor to a much larger fight over another species of the bird that…

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Gazette opinion: From tickets to tracks — BLM does great work in Acton

Gazette opinion: From tickets to tracks — BLM does great work in Acton

The Acton Recreation Area has been transformed from a place of citations to excitement.

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New biking area

New biking area

Tim Finger, outdoor recreation planner for the Bureau of Land Management, points out steep, ridge-top mountain bike paths that run through the Acton Recreation Area north of Billings. The BLM is proposing to designate and create trails for riders in the area.

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Feds behind on oil well inspections in Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. — Federal oil field inspectors are hustling to clear a backlog of hundreds of uninspected well sites on public and tribal lands in North Dakota, amid the explosion of drilling activity.

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Nearly half of Wyoming oil, gas wells uninspected

Nearly half of Wyoming oil, gas wells uninspected

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Almost half of all newly drilled oil and gas wells considered high pollution risks in Wyoming weren't inspected over a recent three-year period, according to an Associated Press review of federal data.

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BLM proposes new way to deal with illegal dumping, land damage

BLM proposes new way to deal with illegal dumping, land damage

Casper, Wyo. — Old refrigerators, TVs and freezers pile up along the road in Rogers Canyon outside of Laramie.

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