13 Apr '17, 2pm

Wilderness Society #conservation Environmental groups urge Secretary Zinke to include public in public land polici…

Wilderness Society #conservation Environmental groups urge Secretary Zinke to include public in public land polici…

Leaders from 16 prominent national conservation and environmental organizations sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke urging him to preserve commonsense energy reforms and ensure the public has a significant say in any review of policies affecting public lands. The letter was written in response to Secretary Zinke’s March 29 secretarial orders on energy independence , which outlined a 21-day internal review process for several important energy policies. In it, the leaders expressed concern that, under Secretary Zinke, the Interior Department, without any public input, will undo smart land management guidance that took years to develop. A number of organizations also released a related statement: “It is very disconcerting that Secretary Zinke could consider throwing out as much as seven years of staff efforts to craft smart, commonsense policies, developed with ext...

Full article: http://wilderness.org/press-release/environmental-groups-...

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