Comments from The Wilderness Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, and others submitted to the Bureau of Land Management regarding proposed rules for leasing land for wind and solar energy projects on federal lands.
This Friday, Jan. 16 is National “Shout out for Solar” Day, an opportunity to applaud the remarkable strides our nation has made toward a clean energy future.
Balancing the need to produce clean domestic energy and protecting lands that are home to critical water sources, wildlands, wildlife and many other values requires a thoughtful approach.
A new rule will protect proposed renewable energy sites from conflicting mining development on public lands in the Western states, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) said at the end of April.
Righting the Ship: Renewable Energy on Public Lands