Friday, July 1, 2022

Tag: Bureau of Land Management

Activists decry Biden’s ‘reckless’ resumption of fossil fuel leases on public...

"Biden is choosing to stand with polluters over people at the expense of frontline communities and the future of the planet."

Court rules against BLM’s rollback of Waste Prevention Rule

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers invalidated the Trump administration's move on Thursday and called the "rulemaking process resulting in the rescission was wholly inadequate."

Could a California law help save America’s public lands throughout the...

The state used an innovative new law to fight back against the Trump administration’s expansion of oil and gas drilling—and that could provide a model for the rest of the country.

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."

Trump administration plans to open more of California public land to...

“Expanding extraction of dirty fossil fuels on our public lands threatens the health of our communities and the future of our climate."

Inside the Trump administration’s chaotic dismantling of the federal land agency

Internal records from the Bureau of Land Management contradict what its chief told Congress about a plan to ship 200 D.C.-based career staff out West. The plan would weaken the agency, which stands between federal lands and oil, gas and mineral companies.

Trump admin. wants to make it easier to frack and mine...

"Instead of weakening protections, Trump should clean up the mess the mining industry has already left behind in our forests."

Despite ancient rock art legacy, BLM leases land for fossil fuel...

Despite development objectives from tribal and environmental groups, the BLM is leasing part of Emery County for fossil fuel exploration.

Trump administration to auction off public land in Northern Arizona to...

"This is Trump's energy dominance policy at work, where nothing matters except fossil-fuel interests."

Court orders Trump administration to enforce Obama-era methane rule

Judge William Orrick of the U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled that the Bureau of Land Management's decision was "untethered to evidence."

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Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?