Judge Pauses Biden Pause On Oil & Gas Leasing

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 22:03:08 +0000

A federal judge on Tuesday effectively paused the Biden administration’s pause on new oil and gas leasing on public lands and waters. The preliminary injunction applies nationwide and is a blow to a high-profile component of Biden’s sweeping executive actions on climate change, taken soon after assuming office. The administration said it would comply with the […]

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Biden: Be Monumental for Public Lands & Ocean Conservation

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 18:25:41 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Valerie Cleland  & Kabir Green  On his first day in office, President Biden signaled his commitment to our public lands and waters when he issued an executive order directing the Interior Department to review President Trump’s illegal rollbacks of three national monuments: Bears Ears, Northeast Canyons and Seamounts, and Grand […]

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President Biden’s Budget Invests $2.8 Billion To Support Economies, Outdoor Recreation, & Access To Public Lands

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 20:52:46 +0000

Projects expected to create tens of thousands of jobs across the United States

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Siting Renewable Energy Responsibly on Public Lands

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 21:10:44 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Joshua Axelrod  Following passage of an ambitious 25-gigawatt renewable energy siting goal in December 2020, Congress is considering legislation that will help that goal be met responsibly, with as little environmental harm as possible. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) has reintroduced the Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2021 (PLREDA) at a critical […]

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Consequential President Biden Actions Nobody Is Talking About

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 04:53:53 +0000

The first 24 hours of the administration of President Joe Biden were filled not only with ceremony, but also with real action

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Happy Birthday To The Arctic Refuge

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 06 Dec 2020 21:00:31 +0000

Just this week, the Trump administration set a date to auction off the heart of these lands. This will not stand

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Oil & Gas Leasing Is Off The Rails

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 19:08:29 +0000

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, the Bureau of Land Management has held 13 lease sales for drillers looking to lock up cheap oil and gas rights at the expense of U.S. taxpayers, clean air, clean water, vital wildlife habitat, and pristine wildlands

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Judge Kicks William Pendley Out Of Illegal Role As Trump’s Bureau Of Land Management Acting Director

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 22:03:37 +0000

It has been an absolute rollercoaster of a week for anyone who cares about our public lands. It all started last Friday when a federal judge ruled that the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) beleaguered acting director should be removed from his illegally held position

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