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Trump Just Made The Biggest Sale Of Drilling Rights On Federal Land In 4 Years

February 19, 2017


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) made its largest lease sale in four years, marking the start of President Donald Trump’s plans to expand drilling on federal lands. BLM sold drilling rights on 278 parcels of public land for $129.3 million. Bids ranged from $2 per acre to $16,500 per acre. The land sold was […]

Finicum family, Bureau of Land Management still tangling a year after fatal standoff

February 4, 2017


  Widow fights for grazing rights A year after her husband Robert “LaVoy” Finicum was fatally shot by police after a standoff near Burns, Oregon, his widow Jeanette is continuing her fight against the Bureau of Land Management over grazing rights for the family’s cattle herds. … more >   By Valerie Richardson – The […]

US interior secretary, officials warn of ‘impacts’ from Bundy brothers’ acquittal

October 29, 2016


  VIDEO HERE! The US interior secretary is urging vigilance, following the Bundy brothers being found not guilty of crimes relating to a six-week armed Oregon standoff. A Bureau of Land Management chief echoed the message, warning of “potential impacts of the verdict.” “As we digest the jury’s verdict, our foremost priority continues to be […]