Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | No Comments
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | By Keith Gaby | Comments Off on Scott Pruitt’s other toxic legacy: voter cynicism
On the eve of two key hearings, the scandals swirling around the EPA chief continue to erode public trust in government.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Proposal for wilderness areas in Río Grande del Norte moves forward
Congressman Ben Ray Luján filed a bill today that would provide the highest level of protection for some of the wildest public lands within the Río Grande del Norte Nation
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on BLM methane rule repeal comment period ends with no public meetings
Monday, April 23, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Our Wild Forests in trouble again as Congress unleashes new attack
Proposals being considered in the House of Representatives would allow damaging logging practices in some of our wildest “roadless” forests.
Friday, April 20, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on BLM advances renewable energy development in Utah solar energy zone
The Bureau of Land Management is moving ahead with plans to lease public lands in the Milford Flats South Solar Energy Zone, a low-conflict zone for solar development w
Friday, April 20, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Interior Department takes shameful step towards Arctic Refuge drilling
Today it submitted a notice of intent to begin an environmental scoping on a proposed lease sale that could be held as early as next year.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Legislation introduced by Senator Bennet focuses on lands in Southwestern Colorado
The legislation would secure protections for nearly 60,000 acres in the heart of the San Juan Mountains. Half of the acreage would expand or create wilderness for the Mt. Sneffels Range, Lizard Head area and McKenna Peak.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Memo: House farm bill forestry title potentially disastrous for national forests
The bill was introduced by Republican members of the House Agriculture Committee on April 12 and was approved, without amendments, by the Committee in a party-line vote on April 18.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | By Eric Holst | Comments Off on Zinke’s latest change to the Endangered Species Act is more trouble than you think
Removing the “blanket” rule would create more work for an overburdened federal agency and make it harder to protect threatened species.