Hundreds of people interested in the future of clean energy gathered in Las Vegas recently to join discussions and hear thoughts from President Obama as part the 8th annual Clean Energy Summit hosted by Senator
There is no greater threat to the long term health of our wild lands than climate change and today’s commitment by President Obama will help ensure that polluting sources of energy are not threatening our health or our lands.
I’m a morning person, but even I’ll admit that sometimes it can take a minute or two for me to get going in the early hours. This was not the case one recent May morning in southern Nevada, where heatwave immersed my tent just a few quick minutes after the sun came over the horizon.
The Department of Interior (DOI) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) set a precedent for smart solar energy in a recent decision to approve three large-scale solar projects in the Dry Lake Solar Energy Zone of southern Nevada.
The Bureau of Land Management is instituting a new Master Leasing Plan for an area outside Dinosaur National Monument. Large areas of wild lands in northwest Colorado will now be protected, but the new plan also opens up several sensitive areas to oil and gas drilling.