SOURCE: BLM Nevada website Just a quick update: On Dec. 10, 2013, the BLM Ely District in Nevada held an oil & gas lease sale auction that raked in $1,979,581 on 93,816 .320 acres (54 parcels) of public lands. The BLM originally offered up 303,333.900 acres (178 parcels). Thousands of acres […]
SOURCE: PPJ GAZETTE By Debbie Coffey, Director of Wild Horse Affairs, WHFF Copyright 2013 All Rights Reserved. ____________________________________________________ “The REAL criminals, the BLM, who are sale/leasing our public lands for as little as $2 an acre, who allow “volunteers” paid for by oil companies to process the […]
By Juliet Eilperin, of the Washington Post Where does this leave the Wild Horses & Burros? President Obama on Wednesday will nominate Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) chief executive Sally Jewell to head the Interior Department, according to a White House official who asked not to be identified because […]
A Poem by Michael Leunig They’re privatising things we own together. They’re flogging off the people’s common ground. And though we’re still connected by the weather. They say that sharing things is now unsound. They’re lonelifying all the public spaces. They’re rationalising swags and billabongs. They’re awfulising nature’s lovely […]
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) empowers itself to do pretty much whatever it wants with its interpretation of the “Multiple Use Mandate” from the The Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA). This should really be called the BLM’s Multiple RUSE Mandate.