Map detail of Solar Energy Zones (blue) and variance zones (red) from the Solar Energy Environmental Mapper
Solar PEIS
The U.S. departments of the Interior and Energy has released its long-awaited blueprint for solar development on 20 million acres of public land in the Western U.S. The following is the most recent coverage from ReWire, a project of KCET-TV about renewable energy in California.
Obama Nominee for BLM Gets Mixed Reception From Pols, Enviros

Obama Nominee for BLM Gets Mixed Reception From Pols, Enviros

A New Era for Public Lands: Feds Halt Mining Claims in Solar Areas

A New Era for Public Lands: Feds Halt Mining Claims in Solar Areas

Architect of Public Lands Solar Policy to Leave Interior

Architect of Public Lands Solar Policy to Leave Interior

REI Exec Sally Jewell Confirmed as Interior Secretary

REI Exec Sally Jewell Confirmed as Interior Secretary

Groups Sue U.S. Government Over Solar Plan

Groups Sue U.S. Government Over Solar Plan

Ken Salazar to Step Down As Interior Secretary

Ken Salazar to Step Down As Interior Secretary

New Leadership for Energy, Interior Departments Possible

New Leadership for Energy, Interior Departments Possible

Energy Advocates, Conservationists Split Over Interior Solar Plan

Energy Advocates, Conservationists Split Over Interior Solar Plan

Interior Approves Public Lands Solar Plan

Interior Approves Public Lands Solar Plan

Group Calls For Strict Limits on Solar Power Near National Parks

Group Calls For Strict Limits on Solar Power Near National Parks

Groups File Protests Of Interior Solar Plan

Groups File Protests Of Interior Solar Plan

Riverside Solar Zone Tortoise Habitat Too Widespread to Avoid

Riverside Solar Zone Tortoise Habitat Too Widespread to Avoid

Solar Plan Would Open Almost a Million Acres to Development in California

Solar Plan Would Open Almost a Million Acres to Development in California

Enviros Split on Interior Solar Plan

Enviros Split on Interior Solar Plan

Interior Department Releases Final Solar Impact Statement

Interior Department Releases Final Solar Impact Statement

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