Posts filtered by tags: Bureau of Land Management[x]


 

Environmental Attorney to Lead Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management announced that an attorney who previously worked on agency issues for environmental groups will serve as the new deputy director.
Tags: Bureau of Land Management, Lead Bureau of Land Management


How the Internet Archive Digitizes 3,500 Books a Day–the Hard Way, One Page at a Time

Does turning the pages of an old book excite you? How about 3 million pages? That’s how many pages Eliza Zhang has scanned over her ten years with the Internet Archive, using Scribe, a specialized scanning machine invented by Archive engineers over 15 years ago. “Listening to 70s and 80s R&B while she works,” Wendy Hanamura writes at the Internet Archive blog, “Eliza spends a little time each day reading the dozens of books she handles. The most challenging part of her job? ‘Working with very ol...
Tags: Google, Books, College, Wikipedia, Time, Libraries, Archives, University Of Illinois, Bureau of Land Management, Facebook Twitter, Zhang, Eliza, Freeland, Josh Jones, Brewster Kahle, Kahle


Interior Nominee Focus of Colorado Bid to Keep Lands Agency

Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation and Grand Junction leaders plan to lobby President Joe Biden’s Interior secretary nominee to keep the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management in the Western Slope city.
Tags: Colorado, Joe Biden, Bureau of Land Management, Interior, Western Slope




Arsonist ranchers who were pardoned by Trump are awarded grazing permits for public land

Two Oregon ranchers who were convicted of deliberately setting fires that burned public land will be granted grazing privileges under a proposed Bureau of Land Management decision. Dwight Hammond Jr., Steven Hammond (U.S. Justice Department) Dwight Hammond Jr., 78, and his son, Steven Hammond, 51, were pardoned by President Trump in 2018 while they were serving five-year prison sentences for their arson convictions. Their case had been an impetus for the 40-day armed occupation of the Malheu...
Tags: News, Oregon, Environment, Sport, Soccer, BLM, Trump, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Hammonds, Steven Hammond, Bureau of Land Management, Burns Oregon, Interior, U S Justice Department, The Hill, Dwight Hammond Jr


The Further Adventures of that Monolith Stolen in Utah (slashdot)

A Utah newstation interviewed the men claiming responsibility for removing the original monolith in Utah, who reveal where, why, and how they took it: Homer Manson described how they brought tools, but in the end they were able to simply push the monolith over and it fell on the ground... "We actually passed another crew on the way out, they were going in to destroy it," Any Lewis recounted... "That's exactly what we didn't want to happen, is somebody of that mentality to get a hold of it and...
Tags: Utah, News, America, Salt Lake City, BLM, Lewis, Christensen, Bureau of Land Management, San Juan County, EditorDavid, Red Butte Garden, Sylvan Christensen, Homer Manson


The Further Adventures of that Monolith Stolen in Utah

A Utah newstation interviewed the men claiming responsibility for removing the original monolith in Utah, who reveal where, why, and how they took it: Homer Manson described how they brought tools, but in the end they were able to simply push the monolith over and it fell on the ground... "We actually passed another crew on the way out, they were going in to destroy it," Any Lewis recounted... "That's exactly what we didn't want to happen, is somebody of that mentality to get a hold of it and...
Tags: Utah, America, Tech, Salt Lake City, BLM, Lewis, Christensen, Bureau of Land Management, San Juan County, Red Butte Garden, Sylvan Christensen, Homer Manson


Trump Goes Whole Hog, Grants Pardons For House Allies And Russia Probe Figures

President Trump went on pardon tear Tuesday night as his presidency wanes, with the White House announcing grants of clemency for key figures in the 2016 Russia investigation and for congressional allies of Trump who were prosecuted during his administration. Trump granted a full pardon to his former 2016 campaign adviser George Papadopoulos, who kickstarted the Russian investigation when he told a foreign diplomat about Russia’s efforts to dig up dirt on Hillary Clinton. Papadopoulos pleaded...
Tags: Utah, Florida, New York, Texas, News, Congress, California, Mexico, White House, Iraq, Russia, Fbi, Afghanistan, United States, Liberty, House


Deb Haaland Is a Big Damn Deal

I am thrilled that President-elect Joe Biden has tapped New Mexico Congresswoman Deb Haaland to head the US Department of interior, which is responsible for the management and conservation of most federal lands and natural resources outside of our National Forests (which are managed by the US Dept. of Ag.). The Dept. of Interior ovesees about 20 percent of all land in the US — 507 million acres — which includes 410 national parks, national monuments, national seashores, and 544 n...
Tags: California, Washington, Senate, Pets, US, America, Joe Biden, United States, John Muir, New Mexico, BLM, Justice Department, Cabinet, National Park Service, Trump, Bureau of Land Management


Mysterious monoliths reported in Santa Clarita, Joshua Tree

“It was just weird.” That’s how Santa Clarita resident Austin Dave described a 7-foot-tall monolith that mysteriously showed up at Canyon Country Park over the weekend, then just as mysteriously, disappeared. A mysterious monolith showed up in Santa Clarita over the weekend, then quickly disappeared, one of many popping up around the world. (Photo courtesy of Austin Dave) A mysterious monolith showed up in Santa Clarita over the weekend, then quickly disappeared, one of many popping up aro...
Tags: Outdoors, Utah, England, News, Arts, Sport, Dave, Soccer, Romania, BLM, Northern California, Bureau of Land Management, Santa Clarita, Ben, Red Rock, San Luis Obispo County


How Dozens of Trump’s Political Appointees Will Stay in Government After Biden Takes Over

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Christopher Prandoni was just 29 when he joined President Donald Trump’s administration as associate director for natural resources at the Council on Environmental Quality. Last year, he hopped over to the Interior Department and became a close adviser to Secretary David Bernhardt, sometimes attending multip...
Tags: Utah, Chris Christie, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Oregon, Senate, White House, United States, House, Department Of Justice, Biden, Interior Department, Donald Trump


A Second, Mysterious Monolith Appears In Romania

Joe2020 shares a report with the caption, "Yeah, this happened." NPR reports: Less than two weeks after authorities stumbled across a mysterious metal object standing freely in the Utah desert -- and just days after it disappeared -- a similar monolith has been reported nearly halfway around the world. Residents in the Romanian city of Piatra Neamt say they have found another odd item that could have been ripped from the set of 2001: A Space Odyssey. The local newspaper reports that the monoli...
Tags: Utah, Tech, New York Times, Romania, Npr, Bureau of Land Management, Piatra Neamt, Batca Doamnei, Andrei Carabelea, Carabelea


The Monolith Has Disappeared

And, just as quickly as we all learned about it, the monolith in the Utah desert is gone. “The Bureau of Land Management said it would not be investigating the disappearance because ‘crimes involving private property’ are managed by the local sheriff’s office. The San Juan and Grand County Sheriff’s Offices did not immediately respond to requests for comment.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Utah, San Juan, Visual, Bureau of Land Management, 11.28.20, Grand County Sheriff 's Offices


Mysterious Utah monolith mysteriously disappears without trace

‘Removed by an unknown party’ says Bureau of Land Management POLL The mysterious monolith found in a remote corner of Utah last week has mysteriously disappeared.…
Tags: Utah, Software, Bureau of Land Management


Mysterious desert monolith has vanished

A tall, silver, shining metal monolith discovered in the desert in southeastern Utah -- which prompted theories of alien placement and drew determined hikers to its secret location -- has now disappeared, the state's Bureau of Land Management said Saturday.
Tags: Utah, News, Stories, Bureau of Land Management


Internet, Get Ready to Search: Utah’s Mystery Monolith Has Disappeared

The mysterious shiny metallic monolith that was found in Utah’s Red Rock Country more than a week ago and set off various online and offline investigations into who—or what, dun, dun, dun—put it there is gone. On Saturday, the federal Bureau of Land Management’s Utah office announced that the monolith had been removed…Read more...
Tags: Utah, Science, Mysteries, Bureau of Land Management, Monolith, Red Rock Country


Mysterious Utah monolith disappears from the desert, removed by 'unknown party'

The steel monolith was discovered Nov. 18 in Utah's remote Red Rock Country. Now the Bureau of Land Management cites "credible reports" – it's gone.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Utah, Usa, News, Usa Today, Bureau of Land Management


That Mysterious Silver Monolith In the Utah Desert Has Disappeared

Slashdot reader Iwastheone quotes CNN: A tall, silver, shining metal monolith discovered in the desert in southeastern Utah — which prompted theories of alien placement and drew determined hikers to its secret location — has now disappeared, the state's Bureau of Land Management said Saturday. The monolith was removed by an "unknown party" sometime Friday night, the agency said in a Facebook post. "We have received credible reports that the illegally installed structure, referred to as the ...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Tech, BLM, Bureau of Land Management, Utah Department of Public Safety, Iwastheone, Bret Hutchings, Utah Department of Public Safety s Aero Bureau


The mysterious silver monolith in the Utah desert has disappeared

A tall, silver, shining metal monolith discovered in the desert in southeastern Utah -- which prompted theories of alien placement and drew determined hikers to its secret location -- has now disappeared, the state's Bureau of Land Management said Saturday.
Tags: Utah, Cnn, Bureau of Land Management


Trump Races to Weaken Environmental and Worker Protections, and Implement Other Last-Minute Policies, Before Jan. 20

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Six days after President Donald Trump lost his bid for reelection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture notified food safety groups that it was proposing a regulatory change to speed up chicken factory processing lines, a change that would allow companies to sell more birds. An earlier USDA effort had broken d...
Tags: News, Justice, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Georgia, Usda, Joe Biden, Indiana, Dhs, Gop, Alaska, Homeland Security, Epa, Nevada


Trump Administration, In Late Push, Moves To Sell Oil Rights In Arctic Refuge

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: The Trump administration on Monday announced that it would begin the formal process of selling leases to oil companies in a last-minute push to achieve its long-sought goal of allowing oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. That sets up a potential sale of leases just before Jan. 20, Inauguration Day, leaving the new administration of Joseph R. Biden Jr., who has opposed drilling in the refuge, to try to...
Tags: Tech, United States, Alaska, New York Times, Biden, Interior Department, Justice Department, Arctic Ocean, Trump, Bureau of Land Management, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Joseph R Biden Jr, Arctic Refuge, Biden White House


Trump's Bureau of Land Management director is serving illegally and refuses to leave his post

William Perry Pendley is currently the head of the US Bureau of Land Management. Well, maybe. After being nominated to temporarily serve as BLM director in 2019, President Trump formally placed him in that official position in July 2020 — even though the Senate had not approved it, and even though the Senate probably wouldn't approve it because Democrats and Republicans alike are both scared of his extremism. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Senate, BLM, Trump, Bureau of Land Management, Fill The Swamp, Refill The Swamp With New Rats, William Perry Pendley, Filling The Swamp, William Pendley, More Trump Corruption, Trump s Bureau of Land Management, US Bureau of Land Management Well


Acting Officials Gave Trump ‘Flexibility.’ Now They Could Sink His Terrible Policies.

The backdoor selection of an extremist to run the Bureau of Land Management has put Trump's public lands agenda at risk.
Tags: News, Trump, Bureau of Land Management


Trump's public lands chief axed after court rules he was serving unlawfully

William Perry Pendley not confirmed by Senate to role as acting Bureau of Land Management director, as required by constitutionA federal judge ruled on Friday that Donald Trump’s leading steward of public lands has been serving unlawfully, blocking him from continuing in the position in the latest pushback against the administration’s practice of filling key positions without Senate approval. Related: Donald Trump set to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to supreme court – live Continue reading...
Tags: Senate, World news, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Bureau of Land Management, Trump Administration, Amy Coney Barrett, William Perry Pendley


Federal judge removes acting Bureau of Land Management director

A federal judge on Friday ordered acting Bureau of Land Management Director William Perry Pendley to step aside, blocking him from exercising any more authority after finding that he has served unlawfully for more than 400 days.
Tags: News, Stories, Bureau of Land Management, William Perry Pendley


READ: Federal judge orders Bureau of Land Management director to leave his post

A federal judge on Friday ordered acting Bureau of Land Management Director William Perry Pendley to step aside, blocking him from exercising any more authority after finding that he has served unlawfully for more than 400 days.
Tags: Cnn, Bureau of Land Management, William Perry Pendley


Federal judge removes acting Bureau of Land Management director after finding he has served unlawfully for 424 days

A federal judge on Friday ordered acting Bureau of Land Management Director William Perry Pendley to step aside, blocking him from exercising any more authority after finding that he has served unlawfully for more than 400 days.
Tags: Cnn, Bureau of Land Management, William Perry Pendley


Trump's acting Bureau of Land Management director just got removed by a federal judge, who said he was serving unlawfully

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive onstage during an Independence Day event at Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images A federal judge ruled Friday that William Perry Pendley, Trump's acting director of the Bureau of Land Management, has been serving unlawfully, blocking him from continuing to hold the position. The judge ruled that Pendley had served unlawfully for 424 days without Senate confirmation as required by...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Obama, Colorado, Montana, Washington, Senate, Environment, US, Trends, Dhs, Gop, Wyoming, Oil And Gas, US Senate


How to Plan a Successful RV Trip

Posted: 8/27/20 | August 27th, 2020 Since international travel on pause, people have turned to exploring their own backyards. From the U.S. to Canada to England, Europe, and New Zealand, people are getting in cars, campervans, and RVs and heading out on road trips. After all, it allows you to social distance while still getting outside! Today, I’ve invited my friends Mike and Anne from HoneyTrek to share their RV tips and advice. They’re full-time RVers and will help you get your next RV adven...
Tags: Travel, Verizon, Usa, US, America, Canada, United States, New Zealand, Starbucks, Dodge, North America, Shell, RV, National Geographic, Department Of Transportation, Arctic Circle