Comments on Competitive Leasing Rulemaking for Solar and Wind Development

Monday, February 27, 2012

The Bureau of Land Management is beginning a rulemaking process to establish a competitive leasing program for solar and wind development on public lands. These comments, submitted to the BLM by The Wilderness Society on February 27, 2012, outline our recommendations for leasing public lands for solar and wind development that would strike the right balance between protecting the environment and taxpayer interests and advancing needed clean energy.