The Trump administration has announced plans to open up nearly 700,000 acres of former federally protected lands in Utah for oil and gas drilling, coal mining, and mineral extraction, The Salt Lake Tribune and other news outlets reported. The land was previously part of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, which President Trump ordered be cut in half in December.
Complete Article From the publisher.The Trump administration is starting the process of opening up large swaths of land in California to hydraulic fracturing.In a notice issued Wednesday to the Federal Register, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) said […]
Complete Article From the publisher.Under the new plan, the sage grouse’s protected area would shrink by about 9m acres to span just 1.8m acres The Trump administration has unveiled plans to weaken environmental protections for […]
Complete Article From the publisher.The 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 […]