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FOIA Repository – U.S. Bureau of Land Management

U.S. Bureau of Land Management FOIA Requests + Responses

Organized by date.

2016 requests and responses >>

2017-1-12:  Request to Washington Office for records related to agency’s denial of petition to prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement for the onshore oil and gas leasing program.

2017-1-30:  Requests for records related to Bureau of Land Management interaction and communication with the Western Energy Alliance.

2017-2-2:  Request to Colorado State Office for records related to March 2017 oil and gas lease sale in Colorado.

2017-2-2:  Requests for records related to Bureau of Land Management response to issue of coal leases being approved by employees without delegated authority.

2017-2-24:  Request to Wyoming State Office for records related to Bureau of Land Management proposed list of actions that are “presumed to conform” with the Clean Air Act.

2017-2-24:  Request to multiple Bureau of Land Management State Offices for GIS data related to oil and gas pipeline rights of way.

2017-3-10:  Request to multiple Bureau of Land Management State Offices for data related to spills and discharges associated with oil and gas pipeline rights of way.

2017-3-11:  Request for records related to January 25, 2017 oil and gas lease sale in New Mexico.

2017-3-11:  Request for records related to February 2017 oil and gas lease sale in Wyoming.

2017-3-13:  Request for records related to the approval of oil and gas-related activities in the Farmington Field Office of New Mexico since February 25, 2014.

2017-4-11:  Request for records related to the Bureau of Land Management’s new website.  Requests sent to Washington Office and every State Office.

2017-4-11:  Request for records related to the Bureau of Land Management’s ePlanning website.  Requests sent to Washington Office and every State Office.

2017-4-11:  Request to Montana State Office for records related to Spring Creek coal leasing environmental review.

2017-4-23:  Request to Washington Office for records related to issuance of Greens Hollow coal lease and press release from Secretary of the Interior.

2017-4-23:  Request to Washington Office of the BLM for records related to “Priority Work” list and “Key Messages” document.

2017-4-25:  Request for records related to BLM reporting under Secretarial Order 3349, which orders Interior Department agencies to assess “burdens” to the oil, gas, and coal industry.

2017-5-3:  Request for records related to BLM petition to the Interior Department’s Office of Hearings and Appeals to reverse the Interior Board of Land Appeals’ ruling overturning federal coal leases.

2017-5-3:  Request for records related to June oil and gas lease sale in Nevada.

2017-5-15:  Request for oil and gas lease GIS data in Nevada.

2017-5-15:  Request for oil and gas lease GIS data in Arizona.

2017-5-16:  Request for records related to coal leases in Colorado.

2017-5-16:  Request for records related to coal leases in Montana.

2017-5-16:  Request for records related to coal leases in Utah.

2017-5-16:  Request for records related to coal leases in Wyoming.

2017-5-21:  Request for records regarding BLM decision to withdraw Grand County, Colorado oil and gas lease parcels.

2017-6-2:  Request for records related to June 2017 BLM oil and gas lease sale in Montana.

2017-6-2:  Request for records related to June 2017 BLM oil and gas lease sale in Wyoming.

2017-6-9:  Request for records related to pending coal lease applications in Utah.

2017-6-9:  Request for records related to pending coal lease applications in Wyoming.

2017-6-10:  Request for records related to pending coal lease applications in Colorado.

2017-6-16:  Second request for records related to BLM online oil and gas lease sales.

2017-6-16:  Second request for records related to June 2017 BLM oil and gas lease sale in Nevada.

2017-6-19:  Request for records related to authorized oil and gas leases in Arizona.

2017-7-7:  Request for communication records for Acting BLM Director and Acting BLM Deputy Director for Operations.

2017-7-7:  Request for communication records for BLM Colorado Acting Deputy State Director, Deputy State Director, and Solid Minerals Branch Chief.

2017-7-7:  Request for communication records for BLM Montana Deputy State Director.

2017-7-7:  Request for communication records for BLM Utah Deputy State Director, Green River District Manager.

2017-7-7:  Request for communication records for BLM Wyoming Deputy State Director, Fluid Minerals Branch Chief.

2017-7-7:  Request for records related to Western Energy Alliance lawsuit against BLM, as well as communication records between BLM and Western Energy Alliance.

2017-7-11:  Request for records related to BLM Colorado September 2017 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-7-11:  Request for records related to BLM New Mexico September 2017 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-7-28:  Request for records related to BLM Utah December 2017 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-8-18:  Request for records related to the West Antelope III coal lease application in Wyoming.

2017-8-22:  Request for records from every BLM office related to the implementation of Secretarial Order 3354, which directed the BLM to streamline oil and gas and coal leasing.

2017-8-28:  Request for records related to the Normally Pressured Lance oil and gas project from the Wyoming State Office of the BLM.

2017-8-29:  Request for records related to Black Butte Coal Company lease modification from the Wyoming State Office of the BLM.

2017-8-30:  Request for records related to BLM Montana December 2017 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-8-30:  Request for records related to BLM New Mexico December 2017 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-8-30:  Request for records related to BLM Utah March 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-8-31:  Request for records of communications between the BLM and the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.

2017-8-31:  Request for records related to reports of oil and gas incidents and “undesirable events” in Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.

2017-8-31:  Request for records related to oil and gas pipeline rights of way in Montana.

2017-8-31:  Request for records related to the cost of BLM oil and gas leasing in the State of Nevada.

2017-8-31:  Request for communication records for Pecos District Manager in the New Mexico State Office of the BLM.

2017-9-26:  Request for records related to BLM New Mexico’s proposed March 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-10-5:  Request for records related to BLM Utah’s September 12, 2017 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-10-5:  Request for records related to federal coal lease readjustments in Montana.

2017-10-5:  Request for communication records for BLM state and local government liaison.

2017-10-5:  Request for records related to September 21, 2017 conference about loosening environmental standards.

2017-10-5:  Request for records around any effort to limit FOIA requests or otherwise change how FOIA is implemented by the BLM.

2017-10-6:  Request for records demonstrating that there is an oil and gas drilling permit “backlog” in the New Mexico State Office of the BLM.

2017-10-7:  Request for records regarding Bureau of Land Management proposal to approve a federal coal lease modification for the Decker coal mine in Montana.

2017-10-8:  Request for records regarding Bureau of Land Management proposal to approve a new federal coal lease application for the Decker coal mine in Montana.

2017-10-9:  Request for records related to South Fork federal coal lease modifications in Utah.

2017-10-10:  Request for records related to October 6, 2017 press release regarding oil and gas leasing.

2017-10-11:  Request for records related to Bureau of Land Management decision to stop sharing data regarding idled oil and gas drilling permits with the public.

2017-10-12:  Request for records related to the Rosebud federal coal lease modification in Montana.

2017-10-13:  Request for records related to BLM Montana’s proposed March 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-10-14:  Request for records related to BLM Colorado’s proposed March 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-10-15:  Request for records related to BLM Wyoming’s proposed March 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-10-16:  Request for records from the BLM Utah State Office related to the Uinta Basin ozone nonattainment area.

2017-10-17:  Request for records from the BLM regarding changes to the availability of public data on the Automated Fluid Minerals Support System Reports website.

2017-10-18:  Request for records from the BLM Colorado State Office related to the December 2017 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-10-19:  Request for records related to appearance and presentation by Interior Department official, Kathleen MacGregor, and Grand Junction Petroleum and Mining Council meeting scheduled for November 16, 2017.

2017-10-20:  Request for records related to BNI Coal lease application to expand Center coal mine in North Dakota.

2017-10-21:  Request for GIS data for proposed March 2018 oil and gas lease sale in Nevada.

2017-10-22:  Request for communication records for Timothy Spisak, Acting Assistant BLM Director for Energy, Minerals, and Realty.

2017-10-23:  Request for communication records for Kristin Bail, Assistant BLM Director for Resources and Planning.

2017-10-24:  Request for records from the BLM Wyoming State Office for records related to the December 2017 oil and gas lease sale.

2017-10-25:  Request for records related to royalty rate reduction approved for Arch Coal’s West Elk coal mine in western Colorado.

2017-10-26:  Request for records related to BLM’s involvement in the development and implementation of Interior Department “Energy Burdens” report.

2017-10-27:  Request for records from BLM Eastern States Office regarding the agency’s involvement in the development and implementation of Interior Department “Energy Burdens” report.

2017-10-27:  Request for records from BLM Montana State Office regarding the agency’s involvement in the development and implementation of Interior Department “Energy Burdens” report.

2017-10-27:  Request for records from BLM New Mexico State Office regarding the agency’s involvement in the development and implementation of Interior Department “Energy Burdens” report.

2017-10-27:  Request for records from BLM Colorado State Office regarding the agency’s involvement in the development and implementation of Interior Department “Energy Burdens” report.

2017-10-28:  Request for records from BLM Wyoming State Office regarding the agency’s involvement in the development and implementation of Interior Department “Energy Burdens” report.

2017-10-28:  Request for records from BLM Utah State Office regarding the agency’s involvement in the development and implementation of Interior Department “Energy Burdens” report.

2017-10-29:  Request for records from BLM Alaska State Office regarding the agency’s involvement in the development and implementation of Interior Department “Energy Burdens” report.

2017-10-30:  Request for records from BLM California State Office regarding the agency’s involvement in the development and implementation of Interior Department “Energy Burdens” report.

2017-10-30:  Request for records from BLM Nevada State Office regarding the agency’s involvement in the development and implementation of Interior Department “Energy Burdens” report.

2017-10-31:  Request for records related to oil and gas leasing in the Ruby Mountains on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Nevada.

2017-11-10:  Request for records related to December 2017 oil and gas lease sale in Nevada.

2017-11-29:  Request for GIS data related to federal coal leases in the Powder River Basin of northeastern Wyoming.

2017-11-30:  Request for the BLM Montana State Office’s delegation of authority manual.

2017-12-5:  Request for records related to Rawhide and West Antelope coal lease modifications in Wyoming.

2017-12-5:  Request for records related to royalty rate reduction application submitted to BLM Wyoming State Office by Kiewit with regards to the company’s Buckskin coal mine.

2017-12-13:  Request for records related to March 2018 oil and gas lease sale in Nevada.

2017-12-13:  Second request for records related to December 2017 Utah oil and gas lease sale.

2017-12-15:  Second request for records related to December 2017 Montana oil and gas lease sale.

2017-12-16:  Records related to agency compliance with Secretarial Order 3355.

2017-12-25:  Request for communication records for Steven Hall, Communications Director for the Colorado State Office.

2017-12-25:  Request for records for Steven Wells, current Colorado Associate State Director and former Fluid Minerals Branch Chief.

2017-12-25:  Request for records for Brian Steed, Acting BLM Director.

2018-1-17:  Request for records from the New Mexico State Office of the BLM related to the agency’s amendment of the Farmington Field Office Resource Management Plan.

2018-1-19:  Request for records related to oil and gas drilling permits in the Tres Rios Field Office of Colorado.

2018-1-19:  Request for records related to Tres Rios Field Office policy of refusing to provide oil and gas drilling permit information to the public.

2018-1-19:  Request for records related to oil and gas drilling permits for horizontal shale wells in southeastern Montana.

2018-1-19:  Request for records from the BLM Washington Office related to the agency’s amendment of the Farmington Field Office Resource Management Plan.

2018-1-29:  Request for records from the BLM New Mexico State Office related to the agency’s decision to change the location of the Farmington District Resource Advisory Council meeting.

2018-1-30:  Request for records from the BLM Wyoming State Office related to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit’s ruling overturning four coal leasing decisions.

2018-1-30:  Request for records from BLM Colorado State Office related to Bill Barrett 58 well oil and gas drilling project in Denver Metro Area.

2018-1-30:  Request for records from the BLM Washington Office related to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit’s ruling overturning four coal leasing decisions.

2018-1-31:  Request for records from the BLM Wyoming State Office related to West Antelope II South coal lease modification.

2018-2-1:  Request for records related to Instruction Memorandum 2018-034, which rolled back reforms around federal oil and gas leasing.

2018-2-2:  Request for records from BLM related to oil and gas drilling permits and compliance with methane venting and flaring control and reporting requirements.

2018-2-9:  Request for records related to BLM “streamlining” report.

2018-2-9:  Request for records related to oil and gas leasing “expressions of interest” in Arizona.

2018-2-16:  Request for all communication records from BLM employees of the Tres Rios Field Office of southwestern Colorado.

2018-2-16:  Request for all communication records from BLM employees of the Farmington Field Office of northwestern New Mexico.

2018-2-16:  Request for all records related to BLM Wyoming State Office proposal to exempt certain activities from Clean Air Act conformity requirements in western Wyoming.

2018-2-16:  Request for all Instruction Memoranda approved by the BLM that are not posted online.

2018-2-22:  Request for records related to King II coal lease modification and lease application in Colorado.

2018-2-23:  Request for records from BLM Nevada State Office related to June 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-2-23:  Request for records from BLM Wyoming State Office related to Converse County oil and gas development project.

2018-2-24:  Request for records related to BLM compliance with the Freedom of Information Act.

2018-3-9:  Request to BLM Washington Office for records related to decision to cancel March 2018 oil and gas lease sale in New Mexico.

2018-3-9:  Request to New Mexico State Office for records related to decision to cancel March 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-3-16:  Request to Colorado State Office for records of communications between BLM and the oil and gas companies, SG Interests and Gunnison Energy.

2018-3-16:  Requests to multiple BLM Offices for records of communications between BLM and the Western Energy Alliance.

2018-3-16:  Requests to multiple BLM Offices for oil and gas industry Incident of Noncompliance reports.

2018-3-16:  Request to Montana State Office for records related to deferral of lease parcels for March 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-3-21:  Request to BLM Washington Office for records related to deferral of lease parcels for March 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-3-23:  Request to Colorado State Office for records related to June 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-3-23:  Request to Montana State Office for records related to June 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-3-23:  Request to Utah State Office for records related to June 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-3-23:  Request to Wyoming State Office for records related to June 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-3-30:  Requests to BLM offices for records related to reports from EnergyNet.

2018-5-13:  Request to BLM Colorado State Office for records related to coal propaganda video.

2018-5-18:  Request to BLM Utah State Office for records related to Greater Chapita oil and gas project.

2018-5-21:  Request to BLM Montana State Office for records related to cancellation of June 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-5-21:  Request to BLM Colorado State Office for records related to North Fork Mancos Master Development Plan oil and gas project.

2018-5-21:  Request to BLM New Mexico State Office for records related to Farmington District Office oil and gas lease expressions of interest.

2018-6-22:  Request to BLM Colorado State Office for records related to September 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-6-22:  Request to BLM Nevada State Office for records related to September 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-6-22:  Request to BLM New Mexico State Office for records related to September 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-6-22:  Request to BLM Utah State Office for records related to September 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-6-22:  Request to BLM Wyoming State Office for records related to September 2018 oil and gas lease sale.

2018-8-16: Request for records related to September 2018 oil and gas lease sale deferral in Colorado.

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