U.S. Interior Department: Still All About Fossil Fuels

55,000 acres of public lands are slated to be auctioned off for fracking in southern Utah. The prospect of more fossil fuel development portends disaster both for our climate and our public lands.

 

Even as scientists are confirming that it’s time to keep fossil fuels in the ground, the U.S. Department of the Interior continues to open the door for extensive coal, oil, and gas development on o…  Source: climatewest.org

GR:  The U.S. Department of the Interior has never behaved as if the public lands belonged to American citizens.  They have always put the interests of harvesters–loggers, grazers, and miners–ahead of ordinary people.  Because when they don’t, Congress gives them the boot.

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