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Index to Public Lands News of June 14, 2019



Index to the current issue:


* ADMINISTRATION OUTLINES CRITICAL MINERALS PLAN.  A major goal - moving permits quickly.  Crucial details to come.  Meanwhile, Dems, GOP battle over broader Mining Law.  All minerals or just critical ones?

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* BIG N.M. O&G SALES LAWSUIT TARGET.  Environmentalists repeat charge that administration failed to consider climate change adequately.  Suit challenges three lease sales that grossed more than $1.1 billion.

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* CONGRESS OKAYS $720M WILDFIRE PAYBACK.  To FS, after Trump drops demand for border wall aid in emergency bill.  Fire ‘fix’ money also moves.

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* PUBLIC LANDS MONEY BILL FACES BUDGET HURDLE.  It’s moving smartly in House but Senate is waiting on a budget deal.  Old budget limits on table.

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* BLM HAS DIFFERENT OPINIONS ABOUT LAND BILLS.  Sympathetic to measure to bar O&G leasing near Chaco.  Criticizes Grand Canyon uranium ban.

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* BLM CONTINUES TO PUSH COAL LEASING.  Backs four LBA coal leases that court said lacked adequate climate impact review.  BLM wrote a new EA.

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* PEERS CRITICIZE WOLF DELISTING PROPOSAL.  Among other things scientists say FWS did not describe habitat fully.  Enviros even more critical.

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* IBLA DECISIONS.

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* NOTES.

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* BOXSCORE OF LEGISLATION.

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