The Bureau Of Land Management updates its mitigation policies – Environment

United States: Bureau of Land Management updates its mitigation policies

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At the end of last month, the Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) issued memorandum of instructions 2021-046 to reinstate both the section of the BLM manual (MS-1794) and the BLM manual (H-1794 -1), which restore previously canceled BLM policies on mitigating operator impacts on public lands managed by BLM. Manual and manual updates typically direct the BLM to adopt a landscape-scale mitigation approach that also uses adaptation practices and best management practices, monitoring and efficiency standards. . The manual and the manual are currently in effect. National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”) documents that are nearing completion, that is, NEPA documents that are at or after the early stage of environmental impact assessment review. , may not be affected by this policy to ensure that posting is not delayed.

Memorandum of Instructions 2021-046 can be found here.

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