Energy

How Conservationists Could Have Prevented the Oregon Standoff

TIME.COM, Feb. 4, 2016 – Conservationists and landowners must work together. It didn’t have to happen. One dead, eight in jail, hundreds of thousands of dollars gone to waste—and the root of the problem in Oregon, and indeed the entire West, has not been addressed. The standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge was a consequence…

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A Primer on Oil and Gas Leases and Surface Use Agreements

On December 10, WLA posted A Primer for Oil and Gas Leases and Surface Use Agreements for Members of the Western Landowners Alliance on our website under the Energy Planning program. The primer was written by Dan C. Perry, an oil and gas attorney and Western Landowners Energy Council. In the first section, the primer walks…

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Interior Department Proposes First Master Leasing Plan in Utah for Balanced Energy Development, Conservation

Release Date: 08/14/15 Contacts: Jessica Kershaw , Interior_press@ios.doi.gov Megan Crandall , BLM-UT, 801-539-4013 Draft Moab Master Leasing Plan Takes Landscape-level Approach to Minimize Conflicts, Facilitate Responsible Energy Development WASHINGTON – As part of the Department of the Interior’s commitment to responsible and balanced domestic energy development, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced…

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