BLM State AML Offices | Partnerships | How BLM AML Projects Work | Frequently Asked Questions | Glossary
Collaboration and partnership with other Federal, State, local, governments is standard practice at BLM. BLM actively forms partnerships to achieve its strategic goals.
Partnerships help BLM achieve a number of objectives:
- Gain early and consistent involvement of stakeholders;
- Incorporate local knowledge of economic, social, and environmental conditions, as well as state and local land use requirements;
- Address inter-governmental issues;
- Avoid duplication of effort;
- Enhance local credibility of the planning review process;
- Encourage partnership and stakeholder support for planning decisions; and
- Build relationships of trust and cooperation.
BLM and other federal agencies have formed many partnerships—these are formalized using a variety of cooperative agreements. These partnerships foster cooperation and collaboration at a national level to address issues associated with abandoned mine sites.
BLM maintains partnerships with state and local entities; the partnerships promote on-the-ground cooperation to effectively address hazards associated with abandoned mine sites.
The following are examples of partnerships that BLM has with non-governmental organizations which can be formalized using a variety of cooperative agreements to address issues associated with abandoned mine sites.
These inter-agency initiatives and efforts establish forums for federal, state, and local agencies to collaborate and address issues associated with abandoned mine sites.