Congress appears to be ready to pass its federal funding bill without previously proposed attacks on essential protections for national forests and other public lands.
TO: National Energy and Environmental Reporters
Conservation groups oppose trump administration’s move to lease lands near national monuments for oil and gas
Today, the Trump administration’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) auctioned off parcels of federal public lands in southeastern Utah’s spectacular redrock country for oil and gas leasing and development.
Bureau of Land Management strikes out in third attempt to manage off-road vehicles in California desert
Unfortunately, BLM’s latest draft closely mirrors prior attempts that a federal court found illegal. The draft plan once again inadequately protects areas with high conservation and cultural values and prioritizes off-road vehicles over other uses.