4 edition of Energy development on public lands found in the catalog.
Energy development on public lands
by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, DC]
Written in English
|Statement||by Adrienne C. Grenfell|
|Series||Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1983-84, reel 4, fr. 0570|
|Contributions||Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 22 p.|
|Number of Pages||22|
In addition to ramping up oil and gas development on public lands, the Department of Energy announced plans last week to “revitalize” the US uranium mining and processing industry. Public lands in California have the potential to generate an estimated 4, megawatts of electricity from geothermal development. The BLM is working to provide leasing in the Haiwee area in Inyo County, for an additional power plant at Casa Diablo, and in the Truckhaven area of Imperial County.
Chapter 13 RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ON THE FEDERAL PUBLIC LANDS: CATCHING UP WITH THE NEW LAND RUSH David J. Lazerwitz Farella Braun + Martel LLP San Francisco, California Synopsis § Introduction § The Renewable Energy Land Rush Is Underway  The Driving Forces for Solar and Wind Project Demand on the Federal Public Lands. Long-standing disputes over exploitation of public lands bubble over as the Trump administration advances campaign promises to ease restrictions on energy development. A special TipSheet, part of our Journalists' Guide to Energy & Environment, has resources for covering public lands-related issues as they play out in the coming year.
The Hour of Land explores the notion that the creation of public land is inherently politically subversive, and that public lands – the “open space of democracy”, as Williams puts it. (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) An overlook in the Book Cliffs area in Uintah and Grand County, Thursday, Oct. 28, The Book Cliffs are a remote and largely unroaded part of Utah valued.
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On the eastern side of Glacier National Park, rugged peaks give way to high plains where the Glacier border meets Blackfeet tribal lands. On these lands next door to Glacier, oil and gas companies are in the early stages of exploration. There is little doubt that development on Blackfeet lands would be hugely beneficial to the.
The Wilderness Society just teamed up with Yale University to release a report promoting renewable energy development on public lands, and like the recent Michael Moore documentary Planet of the Humans, it’s stirring up controversy among conservationists.
The report’s central thesis is that we should ramp up utility-scale renewable energy production on federal public lands, with a. These communities have pursued solutions and policy recommendations to protect and enhance recreation economies in order to plan for balanced use of multiple uses on public lands.
Learn more below about some energy development projects Public Land. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has outlined her plans to set the rules of the road for future energy development on public lands that will help protect the planet for her grandchildren’s. Of course, any energy development on public lands must be done in a way that avoids sensitive areas, uses the most modern technology, and is in full compli- Using Public Lands for the Public Good lands and waters is a mere whisper compared to the amount from coal produced from these areas.
Even when we look at projections for solar, wind File Size: KB. DIRTY ENERGY DEVELOPMENT. For more than a century, irresponsible oil and gas drilling practices on public lands and in public waters have taken a serious toll on the environment, ecosystems, and animals — as well as human health. Oil and gas exploration directly disturbs wildlife, destroys precious habitat, and can result in catastrophic oil spills as well as dangerous blowouts that kill people, ignite fires, and.
Our public lands are a vivid symbol of our democracy; shared national resources that we hold in trust for the next generation. At the same time, these lands contain vast.
Governor Romney and his lead energy advisor, oil and gas tycoon Harold Hamm, have repeatedly stated that oil and gas development on public lands has not kept pace with state and private lands. But not every acre of that land is being developed for energy.
About 26 million Federal acres were under lease to oil and gas developers at the end of FY Of that, about million acres are producing oil and gas in economic quantities.
In Octoberthe Department of the Interior (DOI) announced that “with the authorization of the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project site in Wyoming, Interior reached the President's goal of authoriz megawatts of renewable power on public lands.”8 From the beginning of through approximately Aprilthe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved 8.
Wind projects can be developed on public lands or in public waters, but the siting and permitting processes for these locations are typically more involved than processes for siting projects on private lands.
Benefits of wind projects on public lands include lease payments to the state, federal, or other relevant jurisdictions. public lands and ocs energy development.
statement of. ken salazar. secretary of the interior. before the. senate committee on energy and natural resources. on energy development on the public lands. and outer continental shelf. ma Get this from a library. Energy development on public lands: selected references.
[Adrienne C Grenfell; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.]. The final Solar PEIS represents a major step forward in the permitting of utility-scale solar energy on public lands throughout the west.
Today’s announcement builds on the historic progress made in fostering renewable energy development on public lands.
When President Obama took office, there were no solar projects permitted on public lands. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Secretary shall continue to manage public lands under the principles of multiple use and sustained yield in accordance with title I of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of (43 U.S.C.
et seq.), including due consideration of mineral and nonrenewable energy-related projects. Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act Benefits Wildlife, Hunters - Backcountry Hunters and Anglers.
The Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act (H.R.S. ), introduced by Reps. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and Mike Levin (D-CA) and Sens. Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM), proactively seeks to responsibly site solar, wind and geothermal energy development on our.
The Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act of (PLREDA) facilitates siting of solar, wind, and geothermal energy projects on public lands. The Department of the Interior estimates that energy development is taking place on only million acres of Indian lands while an additional 15 million acres with energy potential remain untapped.
In other words, 88 percent of Indian lands with energy potential have yet to be developed. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), an agency within the Department of the Interior (DOI), leases federal lands to private companies for the purpose of oil and gas development.
Revenue derived from oil and gas production on federal lands is. None of them wear capes, but these heroes have created a regulatory landscape more friendly to the development of renewable energies than ever before.
For those willing to play the game, new developments in energy corridor rights of way and public land policy are opening up expansive new opportunities for energy development in the West. The mineral and energy resources produced from lands managed by the U.S.
Forest Service contributed $ billion to the nation’s economy in fiscal year This economic contribution means millions of American jobs in the oil and natural gas industries, and many more as a result of leases on these lands. Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development say draft legislation pushes ‘pay to have a say’ approach to permit decisions.
A coalition of sportsmen’s groups are questioning draft legislation that would make it more difficult for sportsmen and women to comment on oil and gas lease sales on public land.