BLM dumps ‘experimental’ survey method on Alaska that will be costly for state, private property owners

State officials said Tuesday the new system will pass huge costs to the state and private landowners. They said GPS coordinates are considered temporary placeholders, and state or private landowners will ultimately be required to hire surveyors to install the legally defensible monuments identifying property boundaries.  “The savings being realized by BLM are simply passing the costs onto the state,” […]

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BLM rams through Planning 2.0 rule favoring special interests over local needs

“First, they take our property rights. Now, they are taking away our local control and voice in BLM planning processes. The decisions will be made in Washington, D.C.; not by our local BLM offices that really live in and know our communities. This is not the first attempt by the Obama Administration to destroy our Western economies. My only consolation […]

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