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
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
April 29th, 2020 | by NRDC
With production slowing and a few fossil fuel projects on hold, industry is focusing on squeezing taxpayers for every dime they can
January 7th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
The largest solar power plant in the United States will be constructed on federal land northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The $1 billion project will include battery storage.
March 22nd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
A federal judge ruled this week that the government did not adequately assess the impact of greenhouse gases from oil and gas leases on public lands and blocked any drilling activities temporarily.
January 2nd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The governors of California and New York are threatening legal action against the Republican tax bill and administration plans to cut methane capture rules put in place by the Obama administration. Is government by trial any way to run a country?
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."
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.
March 27th, 2017 | by Carolyn Fortuna
Executive order after executive order to dissolve environmental protections: that's what a large part of the Trump first 100 days has been like.
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
September 16th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The United States Bureau of Land Management has published a plan which renewable energy and labor groups have claimed will [&hellip
December 11th, 2015 | by Roy L Hales
Originally published on the ECOreport The Silicon Valley Toxic Coalition (SVTC) has been grading the solar industry since 2009, and [&hellip
November 27th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
The first step in a long-term plan to utilize 22 million acres of California’s desert for renewable energy use was [&hellip
January 14th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
The announcement this morning by President Obama of a revised target for US methane emissions is not just another gimmick [&hellip
February 21st, 2014 | by James Ayre
550 MW worth of new PV projects being developed by First Solar have been approved by The Department of Interior [&hellip
August 22nd, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
Update: Also see this (sort of) counter-story: Native American Tribe’s Push For Solar & Wind (To Replace Coal & Keep Out [&hellip
August 22nd, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
The Bureau of Land Management has announced the first competitive lease auctions for renewable energy development across its 19 Solar Energy Zones - the start of a potential 23.7GW new solar energy capacity