Bureau of Land Management

Oil rig in the West on federal land.

Western states’ budgets, industries rely on federal lands. So does wildlife.

BY: - July 11, 2023

Across the West, a vast swath of federal land has been staked out by oil and gas drillers, miners, cattle grazers, loggers, renewable energy developers and outdoor recreationists. Soon, the federal agency that oversees those lands will allow them to be leased for a new purpose: conservation. Earlier this year, the Bureau of Land Management […]