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  • ... energy production, or even wilderness protection: to ReWire's knowledge, this is the first such withdrawal with the aim of making ... on new mining claims , affects 303,900 acres of BLM land in 17 solar zones in California, Arizona, Colorado, ...
  • The BLM has announced that it's taking measures to ensure that applications for ... A new regulation to be adopted this week could ban new mining claims and other non-energy proposals from land on which the BLM is ...
  • There was one unambiguous piece of good news in the long-awaited draft documents about solar energy ... in the area . Curtailment of salt and gravel mining north of the SEZ were also cited as concerns. ... to be halted by the change in the PEIS. The BLM says it intends to keep Pisgah and the other five SEZs as " solar ...
  • ... The groups charge that the Bureau of Land Management ( BLM ) should have examined alternatives that concentrate development on ... stressed by urbanization, roads, transmission lines, mining , military uses, recreation, grazing, and other impacts," said the ...
  • ... group and two area residents have sued the federal government over its approval of a wind project they say poses an unlawful ... to the larger Tule Wind project, most of which is on BLM lands in the McCain Valley area . The U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...
  • ... Neil Kornze, the Obama administration's pick to run the BLM | Photo: Interior Department The White House has announced its ... I met with Kornze in Reid's office," Blaeloch told ReWire . "It was the coldest reception I have ever gotten. Kornze just could ...
  • Solar advocates like to joke that while oil spills ruin the environment, ... days." But a "spill" from a solar project being built in the desert portion of Los Angeles County may actually have caused ... The sign from New Mexico could come in handy in the Antelope Valley | Photo: Quinn Dombrowski /Flickr/ ...
  • ... a spot almost 200 miles away from Bundy's ranch, a project ReWire last covered in a story from almost a year ago. The fact that ... states, which revelation was not exactly breaking news to us here at ReWire . "Although these reports are in ...
  • ... National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the Federal government must consult with Tribal governments on a " government to ... In an email, Lundahl offered ReWire some context for the meeting: Attending the meeting where I was ...
  • ... accident at Colorado's Gold King Mine fades from the news cycle, it's time to provide a little context. ... industries. In the American West, federal law allows mining companies to extract precious metals and valuable minerals from public ... on lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management. On BLM lands, large mine operators must now conduct environmental ...

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