California is working to balance its need for more renewable energy while implementing a sustainable land use plan in the fragile California desert. The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan is the plan to combine these goals. The Bureau of Land Management is identifying lands in the desert that should be permanently protected as National Conservation Lands. As the plan stands now, none of the protected California desert lands in it would be off limits to mining.
California is working to balance its need for more renewable energy while implementing a sustainable land use plan in the fragile California desert. The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan is the plan to combine these goals. The Bureau of Land Management is identifying lands in the desert that should be permanently protected as National Conservation Lands. As the plan stands now, none of the protected California desert lands in it would be off limits to mining. MARK BOSTER Los Angeles Times file
California is working to balance its need for more renewable energy while implementing a sustainable land use plan in the fragile California desert. The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan is the plan to combine these goals. The Bureau of Land Management is identifying lands in the desert that should be permanently protected as National Conservation Lands. As the plan stands now, none of the protected California desert lands in it would be off limits to mining. MARK BOSTER Los Angeles Times file

Desert blueprint should strengthen, protect Conservation Lands from mining

January 30, 2016 4:00 PM

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