Frank Rusco: BLM doesn’t keep track of exceptions to drilling on federal lands

Frank Rusco, director of natural and environment issues, GAO

At the Interior Department, the Bureau of Land Management has discretion to grant exceptions to the rules for oil and gas drilling on federal land. Frank Rusco, director of natural and environment issues at the Government Accountability Office, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin it's impossible to tell how often the agency does so because it doesn't keep track.

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