Environmental protection in the federal coal leasing program.

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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
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LC ClassificationsHD243.A17 E58 1984
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Of the environmental protection aspects of the Federal coal leasing program. It discusses the adequacy of the regulatory provisions of the program to ensure the environmental compatibility of Federal lease tracts, including the changes in program policy and regulations.

The Bureau of Land Management’s implementation of the leasing program. Get this from a library. Environmental protection in the federal coal leasing program. [United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.;]. Environmental Protection in the Federal Coal Leasing Program (Part 2 of 10) Author: Energy and Materials Program (R.

Rowberg) Subject: Table of Contents Keywords: Environmental protection Created Date: 3/28/ PM. Environmental Protection in the Federal Coal Leasing Environmental protection in the federal coal leasing program.

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book (Part 8 of 10) Appendixes. Appendix A. Environmental Laws. In addition to the specific requirements of the Fed- eral Coal Leasing Amendments Act (FCLAA) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) related to environmental planning and assessment, a number of other environmental laws apply to the Fed- eral coal management program.

Download PDF A Review Of The Unsuitability Criteria In Federal Coal Leasing book full free. A Review Of The Unsuitability Criteria In Federal Coal Leasing available for d Environmental protection in the federal coal leasing program. N.A — Author: N.A; Publisher: DIANE Publishing; ISBN: ; Second draft resource management plan.

Environmental Protection in the Federal Coal Leasing Program among regions and over time. Furthermore, sta-bility and predictability in the program as a whole are needed by the industry, BLM, other Federal and State agencies, local communities and resi-dents, and interest groups for their business and administrative planning.

Without major changes, the federal coal leasing program will continue to undermine federal, state, and international efforts to reduce carbon pollution; the BLM Wyoming office plans to lease over 10 billion tons of coal in the coming years, dwarfing the emissions reductions expected from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Size: 2MB.

Coal. The BLM manages coal leasing on the Federal mineral estate with development potential, which totals about million acres, with the goal of providing a fair return for the American taxpayer while allowing environmentally responsible energy development.

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Visit our coal data page for national and regional coal lease statistics. Without major changes, the federal coal leasing program will continue to undermine federal, state, and international efforts to reduce carbon pollution; the BLM Wyoming office plans to lease over 10 billion tons of coal in the coming years, dwarfing the emissions reductions expected from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.

These plans were developed as a result of Departmental review of the program and the report of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), "Environmental Protection in the Federal Coal Leasing Program. " The Department of the Interior, under the Mineral Leasing Act ofhas responsibility for leasing Federal coal lands.

A reformed federal coal leasing system could provide a more fair return to the taxpayer and reduce environmental damages. PHOTO: JOEL SARTORE/NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE About 40% of all coal mined in the United States is extracted from lands owned by the federal government, under leases managed by the U.S.

Department of the Interior (DOI).Cited by: 3. "The Department of the Interior submits to Congress its comments on the Office of Technology Assessment's (OTA's) report, 'Environmental Protection in the Federal Coal Leasing Program Pages: Get this from a library.

Final environmental impact statement: proposed Federal coal leasing program. [United States. Bureau of Land Management.]. Get this from a library. Proposed Federal coal leasing program: final environmental impact statement. [United States. Bureau of Land Management.]. Lease By Application (LBA) Process File an application with the appropriate BLM State Office indicating your interest in a specific coal tract, as outlined in 43 CFR subpart There is no standard application form, so you are encouraged to work closely with the BLM State Office to determine what information they will require in your application.

Environmental Sta tement Federal Coal Management Program. Washington, DC. April Department of the Interior. Review of Federal Coal Leas ing. Washington, DC. Ma The Department's response to the Linowes Commission report. Department of the Interior.

Rev iew o f P1ann ing Considerations in Federal Coal Leasing. Washington, DC Author: John Latz. The Linowes Commission published the Report of the Commission on Fair Market Value Policy for Federal Coal Leasing in February The OTA report, Environmental Protection in the Federal Coal Leasing Program, was released in May The principal thrust of these reports was that the Department should: (1) Temper its pace of coal leasing; (2.

Date: Janu Contacts: [email protected] WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today released the results of a comprehensive, public review of the Nation’s federal coal program. The review, based on hundreds of thousands of public comments and prompted by a Secretarial Order issued inexamined.

Report on economics of environmental protection for a federal oil shale leasing program. [Denver, Colo.]: [State of Colorado, Dept. of Natural Resources], [] (OCoLC) A quintessential environmental issue likely to be in the news early in is coal leasing on federal lands.

Former President Barack Obama had put federal coal leasing on hold and proposed reforming the program. President Donald Trump has vowed to open it back up. Court: Federal Coal Lease Program Not Required to Redo Climate Impact Review.

The program's environmental review was inbefore coal's impact on climate change was well understood. A court.

Interior also suspended a review of federal coal-leasing rates that the Obama administration and environmental activists had touted as a win-win for the climate and for taxpayers. ADVERTISEMENT. Proposed a new rule allowing the federal government to issue permits for coal ash waste in Indian Country and some states without review if the disposal site is in compliance with federal Author: KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS.

“We expect to challenge any action that allows coal leasing to resume before [an] environmental review is completed that evaluates whether the federal coal leasing program should be.

Accordingly, the department’s NEPA obligation for the Federal Coal Management Program terminated with its adoption in ” Reversing Obama’s Policy. The ruling is a setback for environmental activists who have been trying to end the federal government’s coal leasing program.

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced the temporary halt, saying it was time for a re-examination of the decades-old coal-leasing program, from health and environmental impacts to.

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a federal moratorium on coal leasing a measure that requires federal agencies to consider climate change during their rule-making process. Law, New York (February 2,PM EST) -- The Department of the Interior is not required to re-examine a year-old report on the environmental impacts of leasing public land for coal Author: Joe Van Acker.

Environmental review required before restarting coal leasing program, group says Decision to reopen not a major federal action: Trump administration A central piece of President Donald Trump’s pro-coal platform will be tested Dec.

13 in a federal court in Montana. Four U.S. states filed a lawsuit Tuesday over President Donald Trump's decision to restart the sale of coal leases on federal lands, saying the Obama-era block of the leasing program. A month later, the agency published a draft assessment that concluded restarting federal coal leasing would have little environmental ive Order; Interior Department| Read more Repealed an Obama-era rule governing royalties for oil, gas and coal leases on federal lands, which replaced a s rule that critics said allowed.

FILE - In this Mafile photo, a dump truck hauls coal at Contura Energy's Eagle Butte Mine near Gillette, Wyo. Four U.S. states filed a lawsuit Tuesday, May 9,over President Donald Trump's decision to restart the sale of coal leases on federal lands, saying the Obama-era block of the leasing program was reversed without studying what's best for the environment and.

“The moratorium was a common-sense policy move to fix our federal coal program, and Trump’s actions likely mean that program will stay broken,” Shannon Hughes, who .