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Upper Lochsa Land Exchange Would Shortchange Idahoans

  Spokesman-Review: Lochsa Land Exchange op-ed by westernlands

Wilderness is Currency as Lawmaker Stalks ‘Grand Bargain’ to End Land Battles

Desert Storm: Battle Brews Over Obama Renewable Energy Plan

Western Lands Project Sues Interior Secretary on Destructive Solar Development Plan

Small-scale Solar’s Big Potential Goes Untapped

Los Angeles Times, December 29, 2012

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Federal Plan Designed to Create Large Solar Energy Plants

Los Angeles Times, October 12, 2012

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Bloomberg News on Big Solar’s Controversies

Bloomberg News, September 20, 2012

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Western Lands Files Protest Against Massive Solar Development Plan

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Writers on the Range: Solar Power Works Best When it Stays Small and Local

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Environmentalists Feeling Burned by Rush to Build Solar Projects

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Land Speculators See Silver Lining in Solar Projects

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Our Comments on Supplemental EIS for Solar Developments

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Obama Administration Announces ‘Solar Energy Zones’

Los Angeles Times on the Supplemental Programmatic EIS for solar development on public lands

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Feds ‘Strongly’ Oppose Chaffetz Bill to Sell Public Lands

Western Lands and the BLM testified against a bill that would sell off more than 3 million acres of public land

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Western Lands Testimony Opposing Land Disposal Bill

HR 1126 would order the sale of more than 3 million acres of “excess” federal land and send the proceeds to the General Treasury. Western Lands testified against the bill in October 2011.

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Our Latest Newsletter

Western Lands Update, Volume 18, Number 1

Including:

Farm Bill Opens up Millions of Acres to Fast-Track Logging • House Republicans still don't like public land • Congress nullifies court decision on rebuilt structure in Wilderness

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