By the time the public comment period ended on April 22, over 12,000 Wilderness Society supporters had submitted comments applauding a new rule that addressed natural gas waste on public lands—waste that is
In the Pacific Northwest, roughly 24 million acres of forest are protected from destructive clear-cut logging and managed as part of a vast, intertwined ecosystem that stretches from Northern California to the Canadian border.
In early April, the U.S. Forest Service issued a draft environmental impact statement recommending that this forest in the Wyoming Range withdraw consent to lease 30 parcels—nearly 40,000 acres—of land for oil and gas leasing.
The Grand Canyon may be the quintessential American landscape, a sight that stirs frontier yearnings in even the most jaded city-dweller. So why would someone ruin it by mining uranium right next door?
We would be hard-pressed to find any park that doesn’t offer unforgettable experiences and engaging activities for children, but these 12 parks are a good place to start if you’re looking for parks to visit with kids.
The oil and gas industry wants the public to believe that it needs access to more of our lands, but new statistics released by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on April 11 show the industry isn’t bidding on all of the land offered for lease by the BLM.