The Utah Public Lands Initiative Act (PLI) introduced today by Utah Congressman Rob Bishop fails to recognize the areas of agreement reached between conservation groups, the state of Utah, counties, and other stakeholders that many places containing unsurpassed beauty, recreational opportunities
Congressmen Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.) introduced legislation to improve land management and enhance education revenue in the western United States.
It is time for the President to protect the Bears Ears National Monument. That proposal will be focus of a July 16 public meeting [LINK to DOI announcement] in Bluff, Utah.
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Wilderness Society resources
Long the subject of controversy over oil and gas development, there was new hope for the Roan Plateau in 2014 when conservation and sportsmen’s groups settled a lawsuit with the oil and gas industry to balance conservation and energy development on the Roan.
[ BSEE’s Arctic Drilling Rule: Technically reasonable, and essential to protecting the Arctic Ocean ]
The federal Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement today released its long-awaited Arctic Drilling Rule, a set of Arctic-specific standards for offshore exploratory drilling operations.