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Renewable Energy Projects Under Pressure from Feds and Environmental Groups

August 12th, 2011 | by Reggie Norris

At the close of 2010, the Obama administration announced an ambitious plan to preserve massive amounts of land, particularly in the West. Pursuant to a regulatory change instigated by the administration, the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has been instructed to survey its vast holdings – some 250 million acres – and designate suitable tracks as "wild lands." Under this proposal, millions of acres of resource rich public land would be declared off-limits to all forms of commercial development



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