"Through balanced management, the BLM develops resources while maintaining healthy ecosystems, ensuring access for recreational opportunities, and preserving cultural resources and iconic landscapes," the agency wrote in its statement to the Center for Public Integrity.
The BLM's plan to expand drilling areas could have long-lasting effects.
But Jim Goodbar, the BLM employee who conducted that study before retiring at the end of 2017, said it left unanswered key questions about which areas are most at risk.
Fibrosis in the pulmonary samples of the BLM group was observed to be statistically significantly high compared to the other groups (p<0.05).
Although the levels of liver enzymes (AST, ALT, and LDH) and renal function markers (BUN and CRE) increased significantly between the BLM (alone) and EAT control groups, each dose of RES supplementation in the BLM-treated mice resulted in marked decreases of these biochemical parameters.
Bleomycin (BLM) is an anticancer drug, widely used in the treatment of different kinds of cancers.
It was a very easy decision to make to combine with BLM.
The future is very exciting for us and we are thrilled to be a part of BLM."
Mike Brown, senior partner with specialist law firm BLM in LIVERPOOL
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.
"Legacy wells have been a priority for us for quite some time," says Erin Curtis, public affairs chief at BLM in Alaska.
Robert Brumbaugh, BLM Geologist, elaborated by adding, "In the past, we've only been given money for emergency-type funding for a situation.
WSA's wilderness characteristics, in 1991 BLM recommended to
(10) Until Congress makes final decisions on the remaining WSAs, BLM
After completing the section 603 inventory in 1980, BLM continued