U.S. Senate confirms Stone-Manning as public lands chief, overcoming months of GOP attacks

By: - October 1, 2021 6:16 am

Tracy Stone-Manning will be tasked with rebuilding the Bureau of Land Management, an agency at the center of President Joe Biden’s climate and energy agenda. The BLM oversees nearly 250 million acres of public lands and manages the federal oil and gas leasing program. (Pool screen capture)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.