|2018-09-13||USFS Proposes Regulations to Streamline Oil and Gas Permitting in National Forests||Regulatory action||USDA, USFS||
USFS published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) in which it is seeking comment on how it should modify existing regulations to streamline and expedite the issuance of oil and gas permits on national forest lands.
|2017-02-07||Senate Bill Introduced to Allow States to Control Development of Energy Resources on Federal Land||Congressional action||BLM, USFS||
Sen. Inhofe (R-OK) introduced a bill (S.335) to “achieve domestic energy independence by empowering States to control the development and production of all forms of energy on all available Federal land.”
|2017-02-02||Bipartisan Bills Introduced to Streamline Renewable Energy Development on Federal Lands||Congressional action||BLM, USFS||
The “Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2017” was introduced in both the house and senate today (H.R. 825 / S. 282). The bill, which has bipartisan support, is aimed at promoting and streamlining the development of renewable energy resources on public lands.