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Conservation groups from Massachusetts and across
The department is expected to announce a new draft rule in the next few weeks that could revise the existing regulation or rescind it entirely.
In response to news reports that the Interior Department's energy lease sale today drew little oil industry interest, Chase Huntley, senior director of The Wilderness Society's energy program said:
Three days after President Donald Trump issued a proclamation taking an axe to Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah, conservation organizations
H.R. 1349, the “Wheels Over Wilderness” bill, introduced by Congressman Tom McClintock (R-Calif.), carves a gaping loophole in the 1964 Wilderness Act, which has stood for a half-century as one of America’s bedrock conservation laws.
Today, a coalition of groups representing local government, hunters and anglers, conservationists, clean energy advocates, and the outdoor recreation community sent a letter to congressional le
Some members of Congress have joined in, proposing legislation to support these attacks on public lands.
The following statement is from Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society:
The program appears to be an effort to preempt the need for a strong methane rule from the federal government, including the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management.