BLM offers $500 reward for information on illegal waste dump

(BUTTE, Mont.) – The Bureau of Land Management is offering a reward of up to $500 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of those responsible for dumping more than 30 pails of oil on BLM-managed public land near Hauser Lake.

The field office is investigating the dump site, which was discovered July 1 along Deer Park Road, just off Hauser Dam Road.

Anyone having information about this crime is urged to call BLM Law Enforcement at 406-441-1115 or the Butte Field Office at 406-533-7600.

– BLM –

This year, we invite everyone to reimagine your public lands as we celebrate 75 years of the BLM’s stewardship and service to the American people. The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. 

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