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BLM relocation moves forward

The Interior is moving forward with plans announced in mid-July to move the Bureau of Land Management headquarters as well as relocate many wildlife staff. Last month, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced plans to relocate the headquarters for the

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Hundreds of BLM positions to move west

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has announced plans to relocate the headquarters for the Bureau of Land Management to Grand Junction, Colo. The department plans to relocate a majority of over 350 positions currently located in

Madilyn Jarman

Changes in leadership at Interior

Many top leadership positions within the Interior Department and other departments are appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate. So far, 345 key positions appointed by the President that require Senate confirmation have

Madilyn Jarman

Senate passes Interior-EPA appropriations bill

The Senate has passed the appropriations bill (H.R. 6147) for the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies as part of a small omnibus package, or “minibus,” with the Agriculture, Financial Services-General Government and Transportation-Housing and Urban

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Forest Service, Congress discuss wildfire

Both the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the House Subcommittee on Federal Lands convened during the first week of June to discuss prospects for the 2018 fire season with U.S. Forest Service Interim Chief

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Changes proposed for greater sage-grouse plans

The ongoing controversy over greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) conservation continued this month with the release of six draft environmental impact statements and resource management plan amendments. A public comment period on the drafts, which were