The administration is giving industry a pass to the front of the line, but first, they have to turn a deaf ear to the public. Here’s how they are making that official.Read More
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A law called the National Environmental Policy Act could see big changes from the White House Council on Environmental Quality.Read More
If you wanted to build a bridge or develop some new single-track on National Forests, a law called the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) would make sure that land managers evaluated the environmental impact of these changes and offered the public a chance to participate in the decision making process.Read More
Last week, Secretary Zinke quietly issued new instructions to BLM to rapidly open up tons of public land for new oil and gas leasing, while cutting out the public’s voice in that process.Read More
This week, the full House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 2936, the “Resilient Federal Forests Act,” introduced by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR). Under the guise of addressing fire, the bill proposes a number of deeply problematic provisions, including removing all required environmental analysis and public process under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) from the development of forest plans, the management blueprints for national forests, which last 15 to 20 years, or more.Read More