The Department of Interior announced plans today to dig deeper with their environmental review as part of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) development of a solar siting and permitting program for public lands in the six southwestern states.
TWS President Bill Meadows commented in the National Journal's ongoing "Energy and Environment" forum, calling for an end to unnecessary subsidies for the oil and gas industry, and better support for the burgeoning wind and solar industries in the U.S.
It is a wild time for planet earth right now – evidence of climate change is being seen across the United States, from the parched and flaming forests in the southwest to the floods in the Midwest from melting snowpack and heavy spring rains, to the roller coaster temperatures that are pla
Read the Joint Statement from The Wilderness Society, Natural Resources Defense Council and Defenders of Wildlife on the two-part House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on “roadblocks" to wind and solar development on public lands by clicking on the link below.
A whitepaper written by federal lands consultant Pamela Baldwin commissioned by The Wilderness Society and Taxpayers for Common Sense to investigate what public land laws and regulations say about “fair market value” in the context of other federal resource programs and current feder
The sun shines almost year round on Arizona, and with strong local support for renewable energy, proximity to urban energy markets, and transmission to carry power to these areas, it is a great place for solar energy development.