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  • Under a new Obama Administration program, the BLM's energy development budget will be increased by 20 percent, with the money going to "streamline" permit applications for both renewable and non-renewable ... Friday, the Obama Administration will radically expand its energy development on public lands managed by the ...
  • Obama administration policy on development of renewable energy for the last ... {"additionalClasses":""}]Is Obama getting sensitized to the value of Western lands ? | Photo: Mr. Wright/Flickr/Creative ... certainly been a frequent topic of our reportage here at ReWire . The Interior Department has often dismissed the notion of, for ...
  • ... Secretary Ken Salazar in the weeks before the Obama Administration announced it would nominate Sally Jewell, but his east coast ... position traditionally filled by a Westerner. In addition to his work to promote industrial renewables on public lands , ...
  • ... Department of the Interior today, charging that it failed to consider less environmentally damaging alternatives in preparing its ... SEZ is the largest of the 17 Solar Energy Zones. "The Administration is opting to needlessly turn multiple-use public ...
  • ... in the Ivanpah Valley may well be the venue for flood news in the future, having been sited on an alluvial fan at the mouth of a ... wants to seems to be taking some time to soak in.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep ...
  • Critics of opening up public lands to renewable energy development have been known to refer to ... that land is essentially no longer public . ReWire and a handful of citizen activists got a poignant reminder of just how ...
  • ... on public lands that has characterized the Obama administration's energy policy over last five years. ... Vegas, I met with Kornze in Reid's office," Blaeloch told ReWire . "It was the coldest reception I have ever gotten. Kornze just could ...
  • Environmentalist response to the Obama administration's public lands solar plan has been, ... and require that they act in our shared interest."ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep ...
  • ... would be allowed -- though without the shortcuts available to developers in the SEZs. " ... from our nation's sun-drenched public lands ."ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep ...
  • Though the Obama administration has recently renewed its commitment to approve more wind facilities on public lands as part of the ... pollution reduction at $13 per megawatt-hour. The federal government's Production Tax Credit (PTC) subsidizes qualifying California ...

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