During a call on Monday, the Interior Department said they intend to move forward with changing the sage grouse conservation plans, putting the Trump administration’s fossil fuel focused agenda ahead of the interests of western stakeholders, including states, communities and western govern
The following statement was released by Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society, on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s comments today that he will recommend to the Trump Administration alterations to national monuments across the United States:
On March 24, the Interior Department announced that it will begin a “Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement” to review how coal production on public lands impacts climate and whether it is providing a fair return to tax payers.
In a letter to Doc Hastings, Chairman of House Committee on Natural Resources and Edward Markey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, The Wilderness Society President William H. Meadows sent words of support for Secretarial Order #330 announced in late December 2010.
The Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 gave the Bureau of Land Management authority to inventory its lands for wilderness characteristics and protect those values by designating wilderness study areas.