The following statement on the BLM’s White River RMP Amendment can be attributed to Nada Culver, Senior Director of Agency Policy and Planning for The Wilderness Society.
The U.S. Senate is debating its fiscal year 2016 budget resolution, a process that will include amendments affecting important programs that support forests, parks and conservation priorities.
- Land and Water Conservation Fund
- Antiquities Act
- conservation funding
- Endangered Species Act
- oil and gas
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is mapping the windiest public lands as it searches for the best places for wind energy development.
Comments from The Wilderness Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, and others submitted to the Bureau of Land Management regarding proposed rules for leasing land for wind and solar energy projects on federal lands.
No sooner had the Interior Department released new fracking rules for public lands than industry groups announced a lawsuit Friday to halt what they called “a reaction to unsubstantiated concerns.”
The new regulations pertain to hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas on about 756 million acres of federal and Indian land.…Read More