The Bureau of Land Management held the Dry Canyon B coal lease sale at the BLM-Utah State Office in Salt Lake City. В The parcel offered contained 4,325 acres of federal minerals located in the Price Field Office. В The BLM received no bids for the federal coal lease rights during the sealed bid process.
The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land вЂ“ the most of any Federal agency. В This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. В The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. В In Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, recreational and other activities on BLM-managed land contributed more than $130 billion to the U.S. economy and supported more than 600,000 American jobs. В The Bureau is also one of a handful of agencies that collects more revenue than it spends. В In FY 2012, nearly $5.7 billion will be generated on lands managed by the BLM, which operates on a $1.1 billion budget. В The BLM’s multiple-use mission is to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. В The Bureau accomplishes this by managing such activities as outdoor recreation, livestock grazing, mineral development, and energy production, and by conserving natural, historical, cultural, and other resources on public lands.