BLM and the Forest Service
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BLM and the Forest Service federal taxpayers could benefit more from land sales : report to the Honorable George Miller, House of Representatives by

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • United States. Bureau of Land Management.,
  • United States. Forest Service.,
  • Public land sales -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFederal taxpayers could benefit more from land sales
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
LC ClassificationsHD205 .U52 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3998045M
LC Control Number2001344425

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oil and gas lease should conform to USDI Bureau of Land Management (BLM), USDA Forest Service (FS), or other agency standards and reflect relevant, site-specific conditions. Knowledge of BLM resource management plans (RMPs) and FS land and resource management plans, as well as agency operational standards, procedures, and environmental protection. Notice of Intent and Authorization to Conduct Oil & Gas Geophysical Exploration Operations: Joint BLM and Forest Service Form (BLM Form , FS Form , Expires J ). Notice of Completion of Oil & Gas Geophysical Exploration Operations: Joint BLM and Forest Service Form (BLM Form , FS Form a, Expires J ). the National Park Service (NPS), Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), and Bureau of Land Management (BLM), all in the Department of the Interior (DOI), and the U.S. Forest Service (FS) in the Department of Agriculture—administer about 95% of those lands.3 No single law provides authority for these four agencies to acquire and/or disposal of Size: 1MB. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Staff supports the Forest Service’s compliance with the environmental laws and regulations that guide management of the lands and resources of the National Forest System. This site is designed to provide you access to helpful information related to the Agency's management of the NEPA process.