On February 16, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously decided to deny the State of Wyoming’s final effort to convince the court to reconsider its historic October 21, 2011 ruling that upheld the legality of the Roadless Area Conservation Rule. The Wilderness Society, re
In a few short weeks the Department of Interior will close their comment period on an updated plan for solar development on public lands in the six southwestern states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah.
In its latest issue, the scholarly engineering trade publication Electric Light and Power invited The Wilderness Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, and National Audubon to highlight the benefits for communities and wild places of putting energy and the electric transmission in the right
Business owners, military vets, bilingual community members and conservation advocates - many of them on their first visit to DC - carefully prepped materials and presentations for a week of more than 20 visits.
A recent report from the Department of Energy’s Shale Gas Subcommittee calls for more transparency, more accountability, and better environmental protections for production of natural gas that involves hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.”
And this proposal is made even worse by the bill it’s a part of – the 2012 Interior Appropriation Bill – which makes deep cuts to environmental programs like the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and yet more cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency.