Natural Resources

"Public Lands: Concern, Anger Grow Over Outdoor Act Implementation"

"The Interior Department yesterday submitted to Congress its lists of Land and Water Conservation Fund projects to be prioritized for fiscal 2021 — a week late and amid fierce backlash from members of both parties and environmental advocates."

Source: E&E News, 11/11/2020

"Trump Leaves Unfinished Business in Environmental Litigation"

"In four years, President Donald Trump and his appointees in the Environmental Protection Agency, Interior Department, and other agencies made dramatic regulatory changes that sparked an ongoing series of legal battles. Biden’s team is expected to reverse course on big-ticket items, stopping many of those lawsuits in their tracks."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 11/09/2020

Brazil VP Defends Rain Forest Policy, Says It Won't Change If Biden Wins

"Vice-President Hamilton Mourao on Tuesday defended Brazil’s environmental policies, saying the country was working to protect the Amazon rain forest and adding nothing will change if Democrat Joe Biden wins the U.S. presidential election."

Source: Reuters, 11/04/2020

Trump DOI Misses Deadline On Conservation Projects, Top Democrat Says

"The Trump administration has failed to meet a deadline to inform Congress about which projects should receive funding stemming from bipartisan conservation legislation that was signed into law earlier this year, a top Democratic lawmaker told The Hill."

Source: The Hill, 11/04/2020


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