Category Archives: BLM Proposed Rules

Local Governments Sue to Stop BLM’s New Resource Planning Rules

Today, counties in six western states and a soil and water conservation district filed suit in federal district court in Utah challenging new resource planning rules adopted by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).  The group maintains these new rules will severely … Continue reading

Coalition Challenges BLM’s Proposed Planning Rules

A coalition of Local Governments and Associations filed comments today, challenging the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) proposed revisions to their planning rules (81 Fed. Reg. 9674 (Feb. 25, 2016).  The planning rules guide the development of the agency’s Resource Management Plans … Continue reading

Coordination Requested on BLM’s Proposed Planning Rules

April 12, 2016, six Counties and three Conservation Districts representing seven Western states (the Coordinating Local Governments) issued a letter to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director, Neil Kornze.  The letter request that he coordinate the agencies proposed planning rules with … Continue reading