Conservationists say BLM living up to its nickname: Bureau of Logging and Mining

Bureau of Land Management employees have begun to wear cards with oil rigs affixed to them, according to media reports. At first glance, the story appears like fake news, but Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility obtained images of the cards and gave them to The Washington Post. The Post reported that it independently confirmed the distribution of the cards to BLM employees. “While the BLM … Continue reading Conservationists say BLM living up to its nickname: Bureau of Logging and Mining

New monuments keep feds busy

The Trump administration’s monument reductions are likely to fail, conservationists say, but that hasn’t stopped the feds from moving forward with new management plans. The reductions came late last year, when the administration announced it would shrink Grand Staircase-Escalante, created during the Clinton administration, and the newly created Bears Ears National Monument. Conservationists, tribes and even archaeologists sued – within days, five separate suits had … Continue reading New monuments keep feds busy