Zinke seeks faster leasing, permitting
Order requires BLM to move towards quarterly oil and gas lease sales and speed up drilling permitting on onshore federal lands
On July 6 Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke issued an order requiring the Bureau of Land Management to figure out how to meet statutory requirements to hold quarterly oil and gas lease sales and to speed up the permitting process for federal onshore lands.
Zinke said that the Mineral Leasing Act....
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