Tag Archives: public land

WildEarth Guardians Call On Obama To Halt Oil And Gas Leases

wildearthThe WildEarth Guardians yesterday called on President Obama to order a review of what they call, “the climate change implications of the federal oil and gas program”, and a halt to new oil and gas leases on American public lands. In a release they say the Obama Administration has leased millions of acres of U.S. public lands to oil and gas Continue reading

Proposal Could End Hold on PILT Funds

piltA proposal in Congress could end federal delays in paying counties the money they are owed for public land. Representative Jared Polis introduced a bill that would extend funding for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes and Secure Rural Schools program. The funding is among programs tied up in the federal budget sequester. Continue reading

Northwest RAC to Meet in Craig May 29th

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet May 29th in Craig.  The meeting is open to the public, and there will be opportunities for the public to make comment.  Agenda items include managing the Continue reading