Oil and gas lease sales scheduled for Wednesday

The Alaska Division of Oil and Gas and the Bureau of Land Management are scheduled to hold lease sales Wednesday for oil and gas extraction on the North Slope.The BLM lease sale includes tracts...
BLM OKs drilling permit in petroleum reserve

JUNEAU - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced Thursday that it had approved a drilling permit that would clear the way for the first oil and gas production from federal...
Parks: Welcome, Fourth Graders

...supported by eight agencies - the U.S. Department of the Interior (which includes the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
Fearing stigma, Colorado contested Superfund status for mine

...the U.S., legacies of the booms and busts that follow swings in metals prices, according to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Many date to the late 1800s, and have been exposed to the elements for many years, their tunnels filling...
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Land managers working on mine cleanup study

...from ore, KYUK-AM reported.The state has warned subsistence fishermen not to pull fish from the area.The Bureau of Land Management may fence off the tailings. Red Devil project manager Mike McCrum said other options include excavating the...
Juneau student represents JDHS in statewide program

...are spread throughout the state and are geared toward each student's field of interest. DeAsis worked in the Bureau of Land Management, helping to limit the spread of invasive plants in urban areas to other parts of the state, such as Southeast...
Shooting suspect's immigration history common

...stations he found the gun on the pier under a T-shirt and it accidentally went off.On Wednesday, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said the gun used in the killing belonged to one of its rangers. Spokeswoman Dan Wilson said the service weapon...
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Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weather

...That money isn't spent on forest thinning and other fire prevention projects. Agencies like the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service currently have to borrow funds to pay for such projects.The problem, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden...
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Massive blazes across dry West drain firefighting resources

...Allen, the deputy incident commander."It's hot. It's dirty," said Allen, who usually works for the Bureau of Land Management in Alaska. He said authorities were looking for all the resources they could muster."The military has been...
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Lawmakers push new way to pay for wildfires

...costs reached 70 percent of the 10-year average.This would prevent firefighting agencies like the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service from borrowing funds that pay for projects that help reduce fire-prone regions. This would...


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