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Friday, September 17, 2010
Onshore Oil and Gas: BLM's Management of Public Protests to Its Lease Sales Needs Improvement
This Government Accountability Office Report (GAO-10-670) dated July 30,2010 finds that while BLM has taken steps to collect agencywide protest data, the data it maintains and makes publicly available are limited. Although in 2007 BLM required its staff to begin using a module, added to its lease record-keeping system, to capture information related to lease sale protests, GAO found that the information BLM collected was incomplete and inconsistent across the four reviewed BLM state offices and, thus, of limited utility.
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