U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
2007 Minerals Facts
Energy and non-energy mineral resources are managed by the District Office Minerals Program on 10.5 million acres of public lands. It is BLM policy to manage these resources consistent with the provisions of five important acts of Congress: the Domestic Minerals Program Extension Act of 1953, the Mining and Minerals Policy Act of 1970, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the National Materials and Minerals policy, Research and Development Act of of 1980, and the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
Non-Energy (Locatable Minerals and Saleable Minerals)