Skip to comments.BLM: More money needed for inspections
Posted on 07/18/2014 7:30:16 AM PDT by george76
Bureau of Land Management Director Neil Kornze said that increased drilling and a shortage of staff are behind his agencys request for a fee system to increase the agencys inspection capacity.
BLM is focused on a range of inspections, including drilling and production inspections.
Irregular and declining budgets have hindered our ability to move out aggressively in this area. Through the Presidents 2015 budget proposal, we are now seeking to fund inspections through a fee system that will allow us to be much more responsive to the needs of industry and, importantly, to meet the foundational safety and accounting responsibilities of our oil and gas program
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Use the royalty money first for expenses related to the production. Only after expenses should the remained go to the general fund. The production generates revenue a couple orders of magnitude above the expenses.
Yeah, what TADSLOS said.
Well, they couldn’t very well admit to needing the money for tanks and guns, could they?
Shut down the BLM, lay ‘em all off.
BLM should be BS. These gestapo mainly want more money to harass citizens who have the nerve to want to be on public lands. Fire all of them.
or swat training / more ammo and fully automatic weapons that are illegal for the slaves / subjects to own.
To be used against ranchers who have senior water rights that sleazy politicians want to steal, then cut deals with Chinese Communists who employ their son.
He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance.
BIG GOVERNMENT IS CRONY SOCIALISM
Socialism Is Legal Plunder - Bastiat
Anyone in an “alphabet” agency that isn’t specifically mentioned in the constitution should be laid off,
and banned from any future government employment.
Sell off the land.
Exactly, less BLM, less government L, and less money.
You would think so, right?
Looks like that is the general plan, George. Seems to be working fairly well for them, too.
Take it out of future raises, ***holes.
No one gives a smelly Obama about anyone in the gubmit any more.
Maybe they would have enough money if they quit spending millions of dollars each year caring for and feeding thousands of mustangs that have been removed from the range.
This is a real racket just to keep the unicorn lovers happy. Can’t kill the poor little horsies that no one wants.
But the have money to come to some guys ranch with like 60 rangers, a helicopter, and heavy equipment to pull out his irrigation system just because Harry Reid needs a place for his overflow turtles.
BLM should be abolished. No need for it and the States should have this responsibility.
Need money do you, BLM? Sell your SWAT unit. The start eliminating your unicorn staff.
Another agency that should be disbanded and all of its assets sold off, all of its employees unceremoniously fired.
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Back in the early 19th Century there were so many horses in California that entire herds were driven off cliffs into the ocean.