US Could Make Billions Selling Off Federal Lands

The largest land owner in the United States is the federal government. According to the Federal Land Ownership: Overview and Data published by the Congressional Research Service on February 8, 2012; the federal government owns 635-640 million acres of land. That is 28% of the 2.27 billion acres land in the United State and nearly twice the size of the state of Alaska. Most the land owned by the feds is in the western half of the US. The federal government owns: 81.1% of Nevada (56.9 million Read more […]