Biden’s new public lands chief faced with building bridges after confirmation battle

By: - October 22, 2021 7:37 am

The Bureau of Land Management handles the public’s land and mineral estates and the U.S. onshore oil and gas development. (Photo of pumpjacks in Montana from BLM)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.