Federal government acknowledges gaps in oil well inspections

...considers potentially high risks for water contamination.Jeff Krauss, a spokesman with the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management, noted that his agency has worked hard to keep up with the nation's energy boom, which has included...

Federal government failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

...and gas development on federal and Indian lands.Investigators said weak control by the Interior De part ment's Bureau of Land Manage ment resulted from policies based on outdated science and from incomplete monitoring data.The findings from...

Editorial was a disgrace

Concerning your April 20 editorial on Cliven Bundy and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management ("The Ranch Davidians?"), you have now hit a new low in journalistic integrity ? your opinion being filled with...


...to settle lawsuits filed on behalf of victims alleging the race was negligently managed and supervised.The U.S. Bureau of Land Management would pay $4.825 million and race organizers and promoters Mojave Desert Racing Inc., and Mojave Desert...

DHEC issues permit for waste tire shredding plant in Jackson

...department did not receive any adverse comments," said Joan Litton, solid waste permitting manager with DHEC's Bureau of Land and Waste Management.As a condition of obtaining a permit, the tire site cannot store more than 437,000 whole...

Fun, family outings for military on a budget

...The pass will be accepted at National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Army Corps sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees.For...

Feds holding back $100 million in drill leases

...director of lands and minerals for the Bureau of Land Management, the federal agency...they may have to give it back." Bureau of Land Management records show that the...according to agency records, the Bureau of Land Management is holding leases worth...

A friend to the environment

...accommodate quail populations. That includes America's biggest landowners -- the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Bureau of Land Management, which have adopted formal quail habitat programs. Thankfully, Evans' departure as QU president doesn't...

Quail Unlimited founder moves on

...that." QU also helped convince the largest landowners in the nation -- the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management -- to adopt formal quail habitat programs. "That is another of our proudest accomplishments," Evans...

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Rants and Raves

...oil dependence and even claims interests in the development of alternative fuels. At the same time, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has declared a two-year freeze on solar power applications citing environmental concerns.

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