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Published by Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Coal leases -- United States.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Government ownership -- United States.

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Statementprepared by the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management.
The Physical Object
Paginationca. 1250 p. :
Number of Pages1250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17648871M

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  To put the federal coal program in context, it made up more than 42 percent of total U.S. coal production in , but accounted for only 20 percent of the total value of coal mined nationally that year. Because federal coal is produced primarily from efficient surface mines, federal coal production employs relatively few people. The BLM manages coal leasing on the Federal mineral estate with development potential, which totals about million acres, with the goal of providing a fair return for the American taxpayer while allowing environmentally responsible energy our coal data page for national and regional coal lease NATIONAL EMERGENCY . The Federal coal management program was de-veloped in the legislative context of statutes that specifically address the leasing of federally owned coal as well as those related to public land man-agement and environmental protection in gen-eral. These include the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of (FCLAA), the Federal Land Policy and.   Date: Janu Contacts: [email protected] WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today released the results of a comprehensive, public review of the Nation’s federal coal program. The review, based on hundreds of thousands of public comments and prompted by a Secretarial Order issued in .

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is withdrawing the proposed rule to amend the Federal Coal Management Program regulations. The proposal was published in the Federal Register on J BLM is taking this action because we plan to issue a new proposal for public comment. We will write. Coal DataThe BLM has responsibility for coal leasing on approximately million acres where the coal mineral estate is owned by the Federal Government. Surface ownership of these lands belongs to either the BLM, the U.S. Forest Service, private land owners, state land owners, or other Federal agencies.   Management of the federal coal program has large implications for taxpayers, the coal sector, and the U.S. energy landscape. The BLM administers coal leases nationwide, covering , acres in 11 States, with an estimated billion tons .   In The Use and Management of Federal Coal, Robert H. Nelson tells the important but largely untold story of the U.S. coal program and its place in the country’s larger energy system. In the process, Nelson reviews the traditional economic methods that have gone into the calculation of fair market value and other important influences on the.

  Coal mines and mining, Coal mines and mining, Coal mines and mining, Coal leases, Environmental impact statements Publisher [Washington]: The Bureau: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. Collection blmlibrary; fedlink; americana Digitizing sponsor Bureau of Land Management Contributor Bureau of Land Management Library. The Making of Federal Coal Policy provides a unique record of—as well as important future perspectives on—one of the most significant ideological conflicts in national policymaking in the last decade. The management of federally owned coal, almost one-third of the U.S.'s total coal resources, has furnished an arena for the contest between energy development and Author: Robert H. Nelson.   In , the BLM’s Federal Coal Management Program established six “coal production regions” in the United States, including the Powder River Federal Coal Production Region that included the. Today, the federal coal program is once again subject to prominent policy debate, and with a new presidential administration, this PERC study makes an important contribution in providing historical background and an up-to-date economic discussion of the federal coal program based on Nelson’s nearly 40 years of experience in federal coal policy.