A new PLS white paper outlines proven strategies and policies for allowing recreation and energy development to exist in harmony.
Urges the BLM to implement the strongest plan possible to protect tourism and recreation values on our public lands and rivers while facilitating the responsible development of oil and gas drilling and potash mining.
Outdoor Recreation Industry, Small Businesses and Recreation Advocates Applaud Interior Department’s Final Moab Master Leasing Plan
This plan is a win-win for all stakeholders and marks an important milestone for the recreation industry.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced today the Final Moab Master Leasing Plan that will bring balanced zoning for oil, gas and potash development in and around the Moab area, including the federal lands between Arches and Canyonlands national parks.
The Bureau of Land Management issued a notice of intent on Tuesday May 17,2016 to prepare a Master Leasing Plan (MLP) for over 500,000 acres of the San Rafael desert in Southern Utah. The plan aims to consider oil and gas leasing and post-leasing development, as well as areas to be protected.
Local communities around the county are often faced with challenging land planning decisions. And while the decisions may not actually be theirs, it’s still vital that the local communities and citizens exercise their right to be involved in land planning processes.