The Interior Department has issued hundreds of notices to employees warning that they must agree to relocate out West or risk their jobs.
The department plans to move the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters out of Washington, D.C., to Grand Junction, Colorado, and closer to the land it manages. The new headquarters are also more accessible to Americans that must deal with DOI regulators for operating on federal land in Western states.
As part of the move, 27 positions will be relocated from D.C. to Colorado, and 220 others will be moved to various district offices across the United States. The employees in those positions received notice