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Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...

How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...

Bureau of Land Management


The BLM manages more land – 256 million surface acres – than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The Bureau, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation.

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California and New Mexico sued the Trump administration Tuesday over its action to repeal requirements aimed at reducing methane leakage on federal and tribal lands, according to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. The lawsuit against the federal Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke was filed in San Francisco and argues that the 2016 Waste Prevention Rule facing repeal is needed to reduce waste of natural gas and air pollution. The states argued the age...
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Policy decisions being made by acting heads of three agencies within the Interior Department should be declared null and void, according to a complaint filed with Interior’s inspector general by an environmental advocacy group.The current top officers at the National Park Service, the Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Land Management are working “in blatant violation of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act,” said the complaint filed on Monday by the Silver Spring, Md.-bas...
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four U.S. states have sued Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, the Interior Department and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to block new leases of public lands for coal mining, according to papers filed on Tuesday in Montana federal court....
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RBC | The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet Thursday, Dec. 8 in Grand Junction at the Courtyard Marriott, 765 Horizon Dr. The meeting runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to the public, with public comment periods related to items on the agenda scheduled for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Agenda items include an overview of BLM’s oil and gas leasing program, a BLM budget overview, the proposed Buffalo Horn Land Exchange, vegetation treatments for Greater...
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Two important anniversaries allow Americans to reflect on the work Bureau of Land Management has done to manage, protect and conserve public lands throughout its history. That is the case with this year’s 40th anniversary of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, and the 70th anniversary of the BLM. BLM New Mexico — which also oversees public land management in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas — has a unique profile, one that truly reflects its mission of multiple use and sustai...
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SALT LAKE CITY — The Bureau of Land Management in Utah is the 7-Eleven of controversy on public lands issues — criticized 24/7, no matter what kind of customer comes knocking. Specifically, they assert it diminishes the role and importance of state and local governments' participation in crafting resource management plans, allows landscape level plans that go beyond local BLM boundaries, and gives potential decision-making authority over local resources to Washington, D.C. "...
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“Our mission at The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends,” added Keith. “Public lands managed by the BLM and the large, intact habitats they provide, are central to achieving this mission. Our federal public land management agencies are uniquely authorized and are well-qualified to manage public lands for a full suite of desired outcomes that serve both people and nature. The ultimate test of effectiveness for any new rule is implemen...
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Ken Aderholt holds the deed to 700 acres of land near the Red River, on the border between Texas and Oklahoma. The plot has been in his family since 1941, and he has paid all of his taxes on it. “It has been running through generations and handed on down to me,” he said late last year. But three years ago, that lineage was threatened by a familiar culprit: the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The BLM is the Department of Interior agency in charge of administering the nation’s 2...
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WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today released proposed, updated regulations to ensure accurate measurement, accountability, and royalty payments for oil and gas production from Federal and Indian leases. Aimed at preventing theft and loss of these valuable resources, the proposed rule does not impose an unreasonable financial or regulatory burden on industry or the BLM. Public comment on the rule is being sought for 60 days, through September 11, 2015. “The proposed...
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To expand its existing list of approved herbicide active ingredients (herbicides) to treat noxious weeds and other invasive species on Bureau of Land Management (BLM)-managed public lands, the BLM today notified the public of the availability of a draft Vegetation Treatments Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The draft Programmatic (region-wide) EIS evaluates the use of three new herbicides to treat vegetation on public lands in 17 Western states. The new herbicides evaluated in ...
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EVENTS

Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...

How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...