Obama budget includes $1.1 billion for the BLM

BLM Director Bob Abbey. Photo by Mark Wilson / Getty Images North America.

The Standard-Examiner reports that on Monday, February 13, President Obama requested $1.1 billion in appropriations for the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management in Fiscal Year 2013. BLM Director Bob Abbey reiterated the agency's mission in this statement: "Our public lands and resources are some of America's greatest assets, and under this budget… Continue reading Obama budget includes $1.1 billion for the BLM