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BLM Lease Sales, Revenues Drop in Third Quarter

by Erin Mundahl October 4, 2019

Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management’s third quarter lease sale for oil and gas development that brought in a modest $20.5 million. The released numbers include the sale of parcels in nine western and four eastern states.

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer visited Colorado this past weekend pledging to use unilateral executive powers as president to implement his environmental agenda if Congress does not act. He said he would give Congress a deadline of 100 days to pass a Green New Deal and that failure to do so would mean declaring a “climate emergency” that he claims would give him broad executive authority.