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[1THING] Blog: Archive for March, 2015

[ Court Decision Orders BLM to Reconsider Allowing Target Shooting in Sonoran Desert National Monument, Directs Agency to Revise its Management Plan to Better Protect Monument Resources and Visitor Safety ]

Michael Reinemer

Ruling two days after oral arguments closed, the Arizona District Court in Phoenix has ordered the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to re-examine its decision to allow target shooting throughout Sonoran Desert National Monument.

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[ New attacks: Congress tries to sell off public lands ]

Lawmakers are bowing to special interest groups, attempting to forward the sale or transfer of public lands including wilderness areas, wildlife refuges and national forests to state and local governments.

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[ New plan protects lands around Dinosaur National Monument, but opens other areas up for drilling ]

The Bureau of Land Management is instituting a new Master Leasing Plan for an area outside Dinosaur National Monument. Large areas of wild lands in northwest Colorado will now be protected, but the new plan also opens up several sensitive areas to oil and gas drilling.

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[ Study: best carbon solution is trees ]

Their study, released earlier this year, looked at various methods such as capturing emissions from factories, extracting carbon directly from the air, a

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[ BLM releases Dinosaur Trail Master Leasing Plan ]

Neil Shader

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.

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[ Conservation in danger again as Congress debates budget ]

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.

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[ Smart from the start: wind energy done right means a win-win for climate and wildlands ]

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is mapping the windiest public lands as it searches for the best places for wind energy development.

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[ Proposed Wind and Solar leasing rules comments ]

Mar 20, 2015

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. 

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[ New rules to improve energy development on federal lands ]

On March 17, 2015, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell addressed a packed house with a bold agenda for energy development on public lands for the next two years. This agenda focuses on locking in critical reforms that help protect wildlands, clean air, and clean water.

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[ CAP, The Wilderness Society Call on Obama Administration to Account for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Fossil Fuels Extracted from America’s Public Lands and Waters ]

Anastasia Greene

Greenhouse gas, or GHG, emissions from the oil, gas, and coal extracted on federal lands and waters account for more than 20 percent of all U.S. GHG emissions and 24 percent of all U.S.

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