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 order...

BLM defers leases threatening Zion National Park 

 Gov. Herbert, Zion communities urged deferral of leases   On June 1, the Utah state office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a decision to defer three controversial lease parcels in direct proximity to Zion National Park. Developing these parcels,...