Wednesday, March 14, 2018

USA, California: Public Scoping Period for Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan Will Close March 22

BLM Begins Scoping Process to Consider Amendments to Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (

The public scoping period will close on March 22, 2018, 15 days after the last public meeting.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently issued a notice of intent to review the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) for potential burdens on domestic energy production in California.

The BLM issued the notice on February 2, 2018, in response to Executive Order (EO) 13783, “Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth.” EO 13783 was issued on March 28, 2017, and requires the heads of federal agencies to review all existing agency actions that “potentially burden the development or use of domestically produced energy resources.”

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