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  • The BLM is blowing in the wind

    The Bureau of Land Management is studying the prospects for developing wind energy on Western public lands

  • Bill would redraw the boundaries of national monument

    Montana Congressman Denny Rehberg, R, wants to yank private lands out of the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, but some local ranchers fear his bill will just make it harder for them to sell their property.

  • National monument back under attack

    In Utah, Kane and Garfield county commissioners escalate their fight against Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, demanding the reduction of funding and staff and the demotion of monument manager Dave Hunsaker

  • Reckless rancher cuts sweet deal in D.C.

    The Bush administration cuts a deal with Wyoming rancher Harvey Frank Robbins Jr., and orders the Worland BLM office to back off on enforcing grazing regulations

  • BLM sinks local input to drill Roan Plateau

    In Western Colorado, locals burned by the oil shale boom 20 years ago are dubious about planned natural gas drilling on the Roan Plateau, especially since the BLM unexpectedly dropped their favorite plan

  • Groovers required for Deschutes boaters

    Overnight boaters on the lower Deschutes River in Oregon need to pack out their waste, the BLM says

  • Report slams BLM's land-exchange process

    A new report criticizes the BLM's handing of land swaps, saying the process is "politicized" and results in the loss of federal money and natural resources

  • Land swap too hot to handle

    Some Sheridan, Wyo., residents fear a planned land swap could land them with responsibility for an underground coal-seam fire at the Welch Ranch on the Tongue River.

  • BLM gets a land-swap lemon

    The BLM says a congressionally mandated land swap will trade public land on the Utah-Colorado border for Moffatt County, Colo., acreage that has not been identified as necessary or desirable.

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