2007 Newsroom Archives

News releases are posted by the Bureau of Land Management public affairs staff. If you have questions regarding a specific news release, please use the contact information listed on the release. If you have questions regarding news releases or announcements in general, please contact the Alaska State Office public affairs staff at
907-271-5555 or by e-mail.

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Federal Winter Season for Fortymile caribou Closed (12/04/2007)
BLM-Alaska Releases Bay Proposed RMP/Final EIS (12/07/2007)
BLM Proposes Changing Right-of-Way Rental Fees (12/11/07)
Tundra Travel Opens in National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (12/21/2007)
No Ice Road or Snow Trail Across NPR-A (12/28/2007)
National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Subsistence Advisory Panel to Meet in Nuiqsut (11/30/2007)
BLM Awards Mayflower Island Remediation Contracts (10/1/07)
Kempthorne Announces Appointments to BLM Advisory Council (10/19/07)
BLM Resource Advisory Council to Meet in Fairbanks (10/29/07)
BLM Announces Purchases of Western Land Parcels (9/4/07)
BLM Updates Mineral Cost Recovery Fee Schedule (9/6/07)
BLM Calls for Nominations for Energy Development Best Practices Awards (9/21/07)
"Take It Outside" on National Public Lands Day (09/24/2007)
BLM Releases Kobuk-Seward Peninsula Proposed RMP/Final EIS (09/28/2007)
BLM-Alaska Extends Public Comment Period for Draft Supplemental Plan for NE NPR-A (9/28/07)
Swede Lake Trail Reopens (8/01/07)
BLM Seeks Public Comment for Draft Supplemental Plan/NE-NPRA (08/20/07
BLM Hosts Live Broadcast on Preparation of Oil & Gas Documents (8/31/07)
BLM Adds Energy Map Viewer to GeoCommunicator Web Site (07/05/07)
BLM Advisory Council to Meet in Nome (7/05/07)
Emergency Closure of Swede Lake Trail System (07/20/2007)
Ted Murphy named new BLM resources chief (6/13/07)
BLM Launches Geothermal Development on Federal Lands (6/14/07)
DOI distributes over $16 million to local Alaska governments (6/18/07)
Juneau-John Rishel Mineral Information Center to Close (6/19/2007)
Vegetation Final EIS available (06/29/07)
John Gould Named Alaska Fire Service Manager (5/10/07)
DOI Stops Work on South NPR-A (5/14/2007)
Rule for Oil and Gas Leasing in NPRA Proposed (5/22/07)
BLM Launches Take It Outside Initiative (5/22/07)
BLM Policy Encourages Solar Energy Development on Public Lands (4/11/07)
BLM Advisory Council to Meet in Anchorage (4/24/07)
NPR-A Subsistence Advisory Panel to Meet in Barrow (03/07/2007)
Final Update of Federal Oil and Gas Regulations (3/07/07)
BLM Looks to Extend Withdrawal for Gillmore Satellite Tracking Station (3/29/07)
BLM Looks to Extend Withdrawal for Cape Fanshaw Natural Area (3/29/07)
BLM to Consider Mineral Entry Withdrawal for Spencer Glacier Recreation Material Site (3/29/07)
BLM Looks to Extend Beaver Creek Withdrawal (3/29/07)
Winter Trails '07 at Campbell Tract (02/05/2007)
BLM Seeks Advisory Council Nominees (2/15/07)
BLM Advisory Council to Meet in Barrow Feb. 7-8 (01/23/07)
Notice to Users of the Nenana to Kantishna Trail (01/26/07)