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BLM Master Leasing Plan

A “master leasing plan” (MLP) is a new approach from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to managing oil and gas activity on sensitive landscapes within its jurisdiction. 

Before leasing and development are proposed, MLP’s are intended to identify and resolve conflicts with important resource values such as –

MLPs accomplish this through –

MLP conflict resolution can take a variety of forms, including

Why MLPs are Needed: Resource Management Plans are Lacking

Without MLPs, BLM guides oil and gas development under Resource Management Plans (RMPs). RMPS can be problematic because

MLP Powers

An MLP:


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