McCain’s opposition swept aside as new head of Bureau of Land Management confirmed by U.S. Senate-
Abbey has generally gotten good reviews from conservation groups.
It’s about time BLM got a new director. It’s 8 months into the new Administration.
More on Aug. 8, 2009. Reno’s Bob Abbey talks about his goals as new director of the BLM. By Erin Kelly. Gannett Washington Bureau.