Methane rule safe for now

California court rules Interior Department must continue with regulations Earlier this month, a federal court in California ruled that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) unlawfully postponed key compliance dates for the methane waste rule earlier this summer, meaning...

Utah Representative co-sponsors Recreation Act

Rep. Mia Love joins others on Recreation Not Red-Tape bill Last week, Utah Congresswoman Mia Love joined Reps. Simpson (R-ID), Beyer (D-VA), and Polis (D-CO) in co-sponsoring the Recreation Not Red-Tape Act (H.R 3400). The bill, a bipartisan effort from Utah...

Directive threatens balanced recreation planning

Administration imposes clumsy changes to NEPA, our bedrock environmental protection law   Prior to Labor Day weekend, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke issued Secretarial Order 3355 (SO 3355) designed to streamline National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews in...