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BLM

An abbreviation for "Black Lives Matter," a social justice movement focusing on black oppression and police brutality in the US and abroad. Its start is typically associated with the 2013 acquittal of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager who was unarmed at the time of the shooting. A BLM demonstration is being held outside city hall today.
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IDEX and BLM are building the collaborative capacity to heal the legacies of colonialism and slavery.
The lawsuit has been officially stayed, pending further action by the BLM, Cady said.
At the state level, BLM has planned potential timeframes to approach the cleanup, but several factors made even starting a path extremely difficult: the remoteness of the sites, procuring the necessary equipment and proper staff with expertise to plug wells or perform site remediation--often in competition with industry--and the funding.
The HSUS is currently involved in a large-scale field study with the BLM to determine the best way to distribute contraception to the mares.
The BLM has always been the stepchild of the resource agencies, allowed to protect "what's left of the west" that wasn't wanted by other agencies.
BLM appraisers say the deal, negotiated by senior BLM officials, undervalues the federal land, since potentially recoverable oil shale deposits weren't included in the valuation.
Gerard claims this so-called veto provision, which was inserted into the Clinton rules after the public comment period, was unfair, and that the grounds for which the BLM could have refused a permit, and the point in the process at which a refusal could have been issued, were unpredictable and arbitrary.
The BLM," says Patterson, "was willing to compromise the law and the interests of 280 million Americans over eight ranchers.
Interior Department recreational visits are also on the rise, and numbered nearly 400 million between the Park Service, the BLM, and the National Wildlife Refuges last year.
According to Larson, the BLM levies fees only at sites with service-oriented facilities, like campgrounds.
According to a recent report by the Department of the Interior's inspector general, the BLM has surveyed only about 5 percent of its 264-million-acre domain and has recorded only 221,000 significant sites out of more than 4 million.
BLM interest in the ALMRS dates back to the Carter administration, which wanted to speed up the agency's oil and gas leasing process in response to the Arab oil crises of the mid-1970s.
These include the Cy Jamison Plan from the BLM and the Critical Habitat Plan from the U.