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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), an agency within the U.S. Department of the Interior, administers 261 million surface acres of America's public lands, located primarily in 12 Western States. The BLM sustains the health, diversity, and productivity of the public lands for  the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. BLM Administered Lands

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New Policy Encourages Solar Energy Development on America’s Public Lands

Solar Energy
on Public Lands

Kramer Junction Solar Plant.  Photo Credit: Sandia National Laboratory

Oil Rig

Best Management Practices Protect the Environment

BLM Announces Oil & Gas Best Management Practices

BLM Launches Two New Web-Based Tools for Accessing Land Use Records

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Mining Award Presentation

BLM Announces Reclamation and Sustainable Mineral Development Awards Winners

Draft Environmental Impact Statement Focuses on Wind Energy Development on BLM–Administered Public Lands

Wind Turbine Farm

Juvenile Western Screech Owls

National Energy Month:

Producing Energy & Protecting Wildlife for America

2004 National Energy Brochure

Draft Land Use Planning Handbook Released

People on Public Lands


Sage-Grouse Habitat Conservation Program

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