A new PLS white paper outlines proven strategies and policies for allowing recreation and energy development to exist in harmony.
PLS discuss the cultural tourism white paper with Senator Orrin Hatch and staff in Moab.
On March 7 several leading outdoor businesses, such as Patagonia, Petzl, Woolwich, and Oars wrote Congress urging member of the US Senate to vote against the use of the Congressional Review Act for the Bureau of Land Management Methane and Waste Prevention Rule.
Today, approximately 25 local businesses sent a letter to the Bureau of Land Management St. George Field Office opposing a plan to sell three oil and gas leases near to Zion National Park. The businesses join a chorus of concern for the leases. Washington County, the City of Springdale, and over 40,000 citizens have also voiced concerns for the proposed lease sale.
A group of companies with a financial stake in the Obama administration’s strategy to reduce emissions on public lands are sounding the alarm on President Trump’s likely attempt to walk back the Bureau of Land Management’s methane rule.
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.
$330 million-worth of natural gas is wasted annually through deliberate burning and venting of natural gas, short-changes taxpayers who lose as much as $23 million in annual federal royalty payments.
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.
Across the nation, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) field offices and the local communities they serve are working together to enact smart-from-the-start planning to eliminate conflicts between resource extraction and recreation development. Master Leasing Plans (MLP), such as the Moab MLP and proposed Tres Rios MLP, are one example of this planning.
Ashley Korenblat, Managing Director for Public Land Solutions, recently accompanied two outdoor industry business leaders to Washington, DC to present the Outdoor Industry Business Letter on Energy Reform, which was signed by 30 of the biggest outdoor companies in the nation.