U.S. Senate confirms Stone-Manning as public lands chief, overcoming months of GOP attacks

BLM owns over 13 million acres in New Mexico, about half of the federal land in the state

By: - October 1, 2021 5:00 am

El Malpais near Grants, N.M. is under the purview of the Bureau of Land Management in New Mexico. (Photo by Bob Wick / BLM)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy and helps direct national coverage as deputy Washington bureau chief for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.