IDEX's approach reflects the intersectionality of global struggles for social justice and sees BLM
as a natural, necessary ally.
While doing the additional analysis, the BLM
will not allow any timber harvest or new road construction or road improvements to take place, the agency said.
CFS's senior partner, Cormac Fitzpatrick, added: "The combination with BLM
is an extremely positive move for us.
After the energy hearing, AOGCC and BLM
began coordinating and categorizing the wells to get agreement on how to move forward.
In 1996, during the Clinton Administration, BLM
Hazard says, "The BLM
needs to work together with the Humane Society, other organizations and the public.
Forest Service to co-manage lands and co-mingle staff, partnerships with local cities to provide funding for law enforcement needs, partnerships with trail-user groups, and partnerships with conservation organizations to lead in BLM
is committed to ensuring that the land exchange program is impartial, credible, and consistent nationwide, and, most importantly, one that protects the public interest," Hughes said.
The new regulations do require that mining companies line their waste facilities, but, Myers says, "if there is a leak, the BLM
can't go beyond requiring a liner to actually [requiring that mining companies] clean up the groundwater"--that's where other laws such as the Clean Water Act would presumably step in.
Wingerter says the group has been contacted by "a number of BLM
rangers complaining that they couldn't do their jobs.
For most of their existence, the BLM
and Forest Service catered to timber, mining, oil, gas, and grazing industries, which operate under heavy public subsidies.
The program has been a great success," says Lee Larson, a BLM
senior outdoor-recreation specialist.