The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday said it has issued leases covering nearly 1,770 square kilometres in Alaska's Arctic..
Bureau of Land Management
Agency within the United States Department of the Interior
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is an agency within the United States Department of the Interior responsible for administering federal lands. Headquartered in Grand Junction, Colorado and with oversight over 247.3 million acres (1,001,000 km2), it governs one eighth of the country's landmass.