Land

Trump admin floats reduced protections for imperiled bird

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/420037-trump-admin-floats-reduced-protections-for-imperiled-birdThe Trump administration rolled out detailed proposals Thursday to reduce measures designed to protect the imperiled greater sage grouse in seven western states.The Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released state-specific plans… Original Title: […]

Land

U.S. to ease oil drilling controls protecting sage grouse, an imperiled Western bird

https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/us-officials-move-to-ease-obama-era-drilling-restrictions/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_environmentVisit The Seattle Times. The changes drew a sharp backlash from conservation groups and wildlife advocates, who warned excessive use of drilling waivers could push sage grouse onto the list of threatened and endangered species. […]

Land

Oil and gas leasing delayed in sage grouse habitat

https://www.hcn.org/articles/bureau-of-land-management-oil-and-gas-leasing-delayed-in-sage-grouse-habitatSubscribe to The High Country News. Federal court rejects Interior’s ‘intentional decision’ to limit public comment. Original Title: Oil and gas leasing delayed in sage grouse habitat Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.hcn.org/articles/bureau-of-land-management-oil-and-gas-leasing-delayed-in-sage-grouse-habitat