Utah’s expansive deserts are known for clear skies and abundant sunshine, providing rich resources for clean, renewable energy from solar projects. The state’s great potential for solar includes three Solar Energy Zones (SEZs) proposed by the BLM on public lands.
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The State of California continues to finalize its cap-and-trade regulation. The regulation is expected to become enforceable January 1, 2012; however, covered entities will not have an emissions obligation until 2013. It is anticipated that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) w
These comments were submitted by The Wilderness Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, and Defenders of Wildlife regarding the West Chocolate Mountains Renewable Energy Evaluation Area Draft Environmental Impact Study.