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The Cost of Speculation in Federal Oil and Gas Leases
Our latest report underlines the extent to which the federal oil and gas leasing system, which is managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the Department of Interior, undervalues public land by allowing private interests to hold it cheaply without producing oil and gas, preventing other uses of the land.