Bureau of Land Management

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The New Guy in Charge of Public Lands Thinks We Should Sell It All

The Bureau of Land Management controls more public land than any other US agency. Its newly-appointed acting head, William Pendley, has advocated for selling all of it.
Madeleine Gregory
7.30.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Government to Burning Man Ravers: Please Poop in Bags Now

The Bureau of Land Management has suggested Burners use more "pee bottles" and "poop bags" this year.
River Donaghey
7.19.18
THE ENVIRONMENT

Federal employees protecting public lands now wear oil rigs on their lapels

The Bureau of Land Management gave out new identification cards with illustrations of oil rigs and cowboys.
Alex Lubben
3.16.18
FOIA

Public Lands Agency Ordered Staff to Promote Oil and Gas on Social Media

Staff at the Bureau of Land Management were instructed to share photos of fossil fuel development on the agency’s Flickr page, FOIA documents reveal.
Sarah Emerson
12.11.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump pulls back from scrapping NAFTA, GOP teases bill to avoid government shutdown, Trump contemplating "break up" of a federal court, and more.
VICE Staff
4.27.17
Oh No

Government Flickr Page that Used to Show Wilderness Now Only Shows Oil Drilling

So long public lands, hello fossil fuel.
Sarah Emerson
4.26.17
Congressional Review Act

Behind The Obscure Law Republicans Are Using to Gut Environmental Protections

Republicans in Congress are using the Congressional Review Act, a rarely-used law, to rip away protections for public lands.
Sarah Emerson
2.28.17
This Land Is Our Land

Republicans Want to Take the Public Out of Public Lands Decisions

The GOP is set to kill a rule that some rural communities have embraced.
Grennan Milliken
2.24.17
public lands

Republicans Are Trying to Run a Long Con on Public Lands

A new bill, H.R. 622, would open the door for future alt-right occupations in America’s wildest places.
Sarah Emerson
2.3.17
Trump

Trump's Hiring Freeze Will Devastate Our National Parks

Our overcrowded National Parks need to hire 8,000 temporary employees to make sure you can go camping this summer.
Jason Koebler
1.25.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Wild horses are damaging the land, but the government won't kill them

Arielle Duhaime-Ross
1.13.17
News

Jury acquits militia that occupied Oregon wildlife refuge — but the saga is far from over

Keegan Hamilton
10.28.16
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