Natural Resources

"Groups File Lawsuit To Stop Ambler Road Through Gates Of The Arctic"

"A lawsuit was filed Tuesday to stop the Trump administration from building a 211-mile-long industrial road that would cross Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve and the Kobuk Wild and Scenic River in Alaska."

Source: National Parks Traveler, 08/05/2020

"Mine Consultant Agreed Nevada Plant In Danger"

"A botanist hired by a company planning to mine one of the most promising deposits of lithium in the world believes a rare desert wildflower at the Nevada site should be protected under the Endangered Species Act, a move that new documents show could jeopardize the project."

Source: AP, 08/05/2020

300 Green Groups Say Senate Must Reject Trump's BLM Pick Pendley

"More than 300 environmental groups are calling on senators to vote against President Trump’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), arguing William Perry Pendley should be disqualified because of his history of controversial comments and opposition to federal ownership of public lands."

Source: The Hill, 08/04/2020

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