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Browsing the "Bureau of Land Management" Tag

Oil & Gas Leasing Is Off The Rails

October 12th, 2020 | by NRDC

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, the Bureau of Land Management has held 13 lease sales for drillers looking to lock up cheap oil and gas rights at the expense of U.S. taxpayers, clean air, clean water, vital wildlife habitat, and pristine wildlands


President Trump Is A Threat To The Planet

September 6th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

President Trump is a threat not just to America, but to the planet. I'm not talking about his radicalization of the extreme far-right, but his actions regarding the environment


Federal Court Faults Bureau Of Land Management For Coal Mine Climate Analysis

September 25th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver earlier this month ruled that the country's Bureau of Land Management must reassess its analysis of the climate impacts of expanding two huge coal mines in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin, finding that the existing analysis which led to approval for expansion to be "glaringly insufficient." 


All Fracking Is Local

July 26th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

As the BLM tries to block an Obama rule that would protect drinking water on public lands, citizens in western Pennsylvania are taking direct action to block fracking operations and preserve their water supply from state sponsored pollution.


BLM Saves Desert Solar From Trump

November 28th, 2016 | by Susan Kraemer

Within days after the catastrophic electoral college win of an autocrat with promised climate ruin, the Obama Administration Bureau of Land Management (BLM) finalized new competitive auctions for desert solar leases with the same safeguards as those for oil and gas leases



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