June 13, 2014
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report in May on BLM's oversight of oil and gas development on federal and Indian lands. Among the GAO's findings:
- Annual production of oil and gas from federal and Indian leases of sandstone and shale formations increased more than five times from 2007 to 2012.
- BLM rules and guidance...