North Dakota sues Biden admin for oil and gas lease moratorium

U.S. 07/11/21, 16:17

North Dakota sued the Biden administration on July 7 for not granting new oil and gas leases on public land. A document filed at the U.S. District Court for North Dakota's Western Division accused the moratorium of significantly hindering the local economy. The Peace Garden State is the nation's second-largest oil producing ...

Burning Man backers blast BLM’s proposed restrictions

Enviroment 04/09/19, 12:28

Nearly 200 Burning Man backers packed a casino meeting room mostly to complain about new conditions and restrictions the government wants to place on the counter-culture festival in the northern Nevada desert.Many of the critics at the Bureau of Land Management's public meeting on a draft environmental statement in Sparks ...

Federal agency frets about terrorism threats at Burning Man

Entertainment 04/03/19, 13:35

Burning Man organizers say the U.S. government wants to place unreasonable conditions on a proposal to expand the counter-culture festival's capacity to 100,000, including stepped-up security searches and new perimeter barriers that land managers say would reduce vulnerability to acts of terrorism.Group leaders say the Bureau of Land Management's proposed ...

New BLM Nevada director has 20 years with federal agencies

Football 03/04/19, 20:24

The new state director for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in Nevada has spent more than two decades working for federal land management agencies in Washington D.C. and the West.Jon Raby was officially sworn in Monday by Brian Steed, BLM's deputy director for policy.Raby has worked for the BLM ...

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