In order to combat the ongoing lack of accuracy in the debate over the many uses of our public lands The Wilderness Society’s team of legal, economic, and research experts are launching a series of “bites” of truth about Western economies and public lands—the True Grit.
For years natural gas lobbyists have complained about the high costs of renewable energy. They hypocritically cite a 100-year supply estimate of technically recoverable natural gas in their arguments that completely ignores the costs of actually extracting the natural gas...
Oil and gas development is often touted as the economic driver of rural western communities, in spite of the important economic role of amenity-based development, which includes retirees, entrepreneurs, recreation, tourism, and hunting and fishing.
Locking up the land. Endangering our economy. Limiting jobs. That is what a few squeaky wheels would like you to believe are the impacts to our communities from national monuments and added protections for America’s great open spaces.