Briana Mordick, Oil & Gas Science Fellow, Washington, D.C.
The technology used to get oil and gas out of the ground has evolved extremely rapidly but regulation has unfortunately not kept pace. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has rec… Continue reading →
Johanna Wald, Senior Attorney, San Francisco
Secretary of Interior Department Ken Salazar this week is expected to announce an important milestone towards adopting a program for managing solar energy development on public lands in the W… Continue reading →
Bobby McEnaney, Land Policy Analyst, DC
But opposition arises from the outdoor recreation industry.
In June, at the height of the budget battle, we wrote about the Obama administration’s unfortunate backtracking on a key policy to… Continue reading →
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently commented on a proposal by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to allow natural gas development in a remote corner of eastern Utah’s Uinta Basin. This proposal includes nearly 1500 new natur… Continue reading →
I welcome Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s announcement on Tuesday that he has approved the first two new solar projects on public lands in California in more than two decades. These ventures will help jumpstart America’s transition to clea… Continue reading →