Today the Department of Interior announced its final guidelines to ensure that the American public receives its fair share from oil, gas and coal development on public lands.
[ New campaign fights special interests that are trying to privatize America’s national parks, forests and natural heritage ]
National wildlife refuges are some of our most accessible public lands, and some of the least appreciated.
This report describes how the U.S. government agency that oversees 700 million subsurface acres of oil and gas resources on nearly 250 million acres of public lands is saddled with outdated and unbalanced policies, often contradicting its own mandate to manage the land for multiple uses.
The Wilderness Society commends the Obama Administration for making history today with the establishment of the Stonewall National Monument in New York City. The legacy of Stonewall Inn and nearby Christopher Park is a part of the push for human and civil rights in the United States.