Bureau of Land Management December 18, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Forest Management Decision Protest Process and Timber Sale Administration
Document Number: 2020-27580
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Through this final rule, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is amending its regulations governing protests of forest management decisions and administration of the timber sale process. This final rule will streamline the process for active forest management by the BLM. The BLM has promulgated this final rule to address poorly defined, repetitive, and burdensome regulatory requirements. This final rule will improve the BLM's ability to conduct active forest management, while reducing burdens to the public and the administration of BLM- managed lands.