Bloomberg Law
Sept. 21, 2019, 9:07 PM

BLM Headquarters Moves to Building Housing Oil Company Offices

Bobby Magill
Bobby Magill

The Bureau of Land Management is moving its headquarters to a building that houses offices for several oil and gas companies operating in Western Colorado, including Chevron USA, Inc., and the local branch of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association.

The headquarters move from Washington, D.C. to Grand Junction, Colo., was a response to calls from members of Congress and agency staff for the Interior Department to dispatch more staff to the West, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said Sept. 21.

“We had trouble at times recruiting our best staff to move to D.C. and be part of the D.C. headquarters,” ...

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