1 edition of Review of Federal coal leasing found in the catalog.
Review of Federal coal leasing
United States. Dept. of the Interior
|Other titles||Federal coal leasing.|
|Statement||United States Department of the Interior|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||72 leaves in various foliations ;|
|Number of Pages||72|
A federal judge in Great Falls Thursday heard arguments over whether the Trump administration lawfully lifted a ban on coal leasing federal lands. The Department of the Interior lifted the Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing in early , fulfilling Trump’s campaign promise to end the so-called war on coal. As part of his climate change policies, former President Barack Obama imposed a moratorium on new federal coal leases in , during which time his administration was to begin a new environmental review of the federal coal leasing program, including an assessment of .
The federal coal leasing program run by the Bureau of Land Management does not have a consistent means of ensuring that fair prices are paid for the leases, a new report says. Its corporate parent might be in bankruptcy protection fighting off impatient creditors, but a Utah coal producer is seeking to expand its federal lease holdings by 5, acres around an Emery.
programmatic review of the Federal coal leasing program in 30 years in order to address a range of issues, including the return to the taxpayer and coal leasing impacts on the environment. This report focuses on the issue of whether the Federal coal leasing program. Janu Contact: Alexandra Merlino Voice/text [email protected] For Immediate Release: Obama Administration Orders Comprehensive Review of Federal Coal Leasing Program Coal impacts on public health, land, water, wildlife and climate to be evaluated for first time in.
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Four states, as well as a coalition of environmental groups and tribes, are challenging the Trump administration in an attempt to prevent it from moving ahead with leasing federal lands to coal.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) manages coal leasing on approximately million acres of federal land. The last full environmental review of the federal coal program was completed inwhen the federal government’s policy to increase reliance on coal and climate change was not yet fully understood.
"The Department of the Interior submits to Congress its comments on the report and recommendations of the Commission on Fair Market Value for Federal Coal Leasing." "Ma " Description: 1 online resource (72 leaves in various foliations) Other Titles: Federal coal leasing: Responsibility: United States Department of the Interior.
More. Review of the unsuitability criteria in federal coal leasing. Washington, D.C.: The Bureau, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.
Bureau of Land Management.; United States. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. Review of federal coal leasing program expected National News. Mar 5, WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday promised a comprehensive review of the federal coal leasing.
A federal appeals court has dealt a setback to environmentalists trying to force the Interior Department to reconsider the climate impacts of its coal leasing program, one of the world's biggest.
The US Interior Department is set to launch a review of the federal coal leasing programme in a bid to assess potential reforms and ensure it provides a fair return to taxpayers. The review will also assess whether the coal programme meets the energy and environmental goals.
States, Tribe Say Coal Lease Ban Review Isn't Good Enough. By Juan Carlos Rodriguez. Law (May 5,PM EDT) -- States, overhaul the federal coal-leasing program, which had come. The BLM manages coal leasing on the Federal mineral estate with development potential, which totals about million acres, with the goal of providing a fair return for the American taxpayer while allowing environmentally responsible energy our coal data page for national and regional coal lease.
Xavier Becerra in California, Hector Balderas in New Mexico, Letitia James in New York, and Bob Ferguson in Washington state filed the lawsuit in federal court on Monday. The lawsuit calls for an environmental review before any mining could begin, the Hill reported. The states take issue with the government reviewing four newer coal leases, saying more of the approximately existing.
Because federal coal is produced primarily from efficient surface mines, federal coal production employs relatively few people. Coal mines with federal leases employed only 19 percent of total coal workers in the U.S.
in Royalty and tax revenue from federal coal is an important source of revenue for some states and local governments. The Obama administration's announcement on Friday that it will suspend new coal leasing on federal lands and overhaul the program to better reflect environmental costs could be a turning point in.
California is taking on the Trump administration in court again, this time over the Interior Department’s decision to lift a moratorium on federal coal leasing. Program Impacts: Interior’s review failed to acknowledge the significant environmental impacts of the program in violation of the National Environmental Policy Act, the.
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The review of the U.S. federal coal program and halting of new leases on public lands will likely boost cleaner fuels, while a shakeout continues within the coal industry, experts say.
to federal taxpayers for extraction of coal on federal lands. The increased attention and scrutiny from the latest round of reviews must be used to catapult real reforms of the coal leasing program.
The following recommendations must be implemented to ensure that taxpayers receive fair value for the coal resources they own: 6 Bureau of Land. Date: Janu Contacts: [email protected] WASHINGTON – The U.S.
Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today released the results of a comprehensive, public review of the Nation’s federal coal program. The review, based on hundreds of thousands of public comments and prompted by a Secretarial Order issued inexamined.
The review, in the form of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS), will take a careful look at issues such as how, when, and where to lease; how to account for the environmental and public health impacts of federal coal production; and how to ensure American taxpayers are earning a fair return for the use of their public resources.
The Trump administration’s decision to resume federal coal leasing will lock in these subsidies — in addition to harmful environmental impacts — before they are fully studied.
In addition to climate and economic impacts, the mining and burning of coal from public lands imposes heavy air-quality and public-health costs through emissions of. Federal coal leasing in the East [Dials, George E] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Federal coal leasing in the EastAuthor: George E Dials. A new order will prevent coal companies from obtaining new leases that allow coal mining on federal lands.
The Obama administration announced the temporary ban Friday, saying that the coal-leasing. The Need for Reform. The problems with the existing federal coal program can be summarized as follows: Leasing Process: The leasing process generally used by the BLM does not obtain fair market value for federal coal.
Competitive bids are seldom generated, and studies indicate that the resulting losses for taxpayers are substantial.