Leasing mineral rights on Malheur Wildlife Refuge including surrounding private property – presumably, the Hammond Ranch.
The Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (as amended)
Minerals Leasing Act of 1920 (as amended)
Split Estate – Rights, Responsibilities and Opportunities
Energy Policy Act of 2005, Sec. 1835
BLM Instruction Memorandum No. 2003-131
BLM Instruction Memorandum No. 2007-165