GAO: INADEQUATE STUDIES TRIM GOVERNMENT REVENUE

Inadequate environmental studies are costing the U.S. government revenues from the leasing of land administered by the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service, the General Accounting Office has charged. A GAO report said most plans and related environmental impact statements for BLM and Forest Service land with high crude oil and natural gas potential do not contain enough information on elements essential to assess the effects of drilling and development.

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