Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

U.S. Department of Interior’s Clean Energy Progress in Nevada

BLM issues final environmental analysis for Greenlink West transmission line LAS VEGAS — Acting Deputy Secretary Laura Daniel-Davis visited Las Vegas today to highlight the Biden-Harris administration’s significant progress in meeting President Biden’s ambitious clean energy goals. She joined Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada State Director Jon Raby to announce … [continued]

"Endangered mountain sweet pitcher plant (Sarracenia rubra jonesii) (5099618650)" by USFWS Endangered Species is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

New Department Of The Interior Rules Update Onshore Oil & Gas Leasing & Other Regulations

The US Department of the Interior is stepping up regulations to protect federal lands from the havoc of fossil fuel development and rampant disregard for endangered wildlife. It has announced a final rule to revise the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) oil and gas leasing regulations, “which will ensure a … [continued]

U.S. Interior Department Takes Action to Protect Taxpayers from Offshore Oil & Gas Decommissioning Costs

Updated regulations for the offshore oil and gas industry will strengthen risk management and financial assurance requirements WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior today announced a final rule from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to protect taxpayers from covering costs that should be borne by the oil and … [continued]

Midjourney generated image of oil executives smoking opium

U.S. Interior Department Finalizes Action to Ensure Fair Return to Taxpayers, Strengthen Accountability for Oil…

Final rule will improve responsible stewardship of America’s lands, better protect cultural and natural resources, and implement changes directed by Congress WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior today announced a final rule to revise the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) oil and gas leasing regulations, which will ensure a balanced … [continued]

Historic Milestones, New Actions for Clean Energy on Public Lands in USA

WASHINGTON — The Biden-Harris administration yesterday announced a series of historic milestones and actions to promote responsible clean energy development on public lands and help achieve President Biden’s goal of creating a carbon pollution-free power sector by 2035. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland yesterday announced that the Department has … [continued]

Final Rules Implement SEIA’s Solutions to Lower Fees & Streamline Renewable Energy Development on Public…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published final rules to govern leasing and rental rates for renewable energy projects on public lands. The final rules closely follow recommendations from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) to streamline clean energy development on federal lands. The new rules will: Reduce rents and … [continued]

Public lands. Image courtesy of Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnica

U.S. Interior Department Finalizes Rule to Reduce Oil & Gas Waste on Public & Tribal…

Will cut energy waste from venting, flaring and leaks; generate $50 million annually for American taxpayers The Department of the Interior yesterday announced a final rule from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that will curb the waste of natural gas during the production of oil and gas on federal and … [continued]

Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL

BLM Analysis Aims to Optimize Solar Energy Development Throughout the U.S. West

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of the Interior yesterday announced an updated roadmap for solar energy development across the West, designed to expand solar energy production in more Western states and make renewable energy siting and permitting on America’s public lands more efficient. The Bureau of Land Management also announced … [continued]