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Sunday, December 8, 2013
BLM Could Leave Key New Mexico Wildlands Open to Energy Development
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published the draft environmental review for a plan that determines how it will manage nearly 2.8 milli...
Friday, December 6, 2013
Department of Interior Favors Industry Over Wildlife in New Rule
The Department of Interior finalized a new rule extending permits for wind energy facilities to kil...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
California Does Not Need More Fossil Fuels
The California Public Utilities Commission is considerng whether to offset the loss of the failed San Onofre nuclear power plant with new n...
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Waking up to the Solar Power Tower Threat
As BrightSource Energy began to bulldoze approximately 5.6 square miles of pristine desert to build ...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Conservation Groups Warn Against Approval of Ivanpah Projects
Defenders of Wildlife this month warned the Department of Interior that its pending approval of two...
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Mount Charleston Blue Butterfly
Mount Charleston blue butterfly finally received Federal protection. Photo by Corey Kallstrom, U...
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Interior Rolling the Dice on Future of the Desert Tortoise
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) biological opinion provides a seemingly conflicted an...
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Solar Decathlon Where It Belongs
The Solar Decathlon is being held in California at long last. The competition was first held in 20...
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