Western Caucus Of House Alarmed By BLM Proposed Changes

Members of the US House of Representatives’ Western Caucus are calling the revamp of the 2012 Western Solar Plan by the Bureau of Land Management an effort to hard legacy industries.  US Representative Harriet Hageman of Wyoming says it’s nothing more than a “land grab.”

Members oppose changes that would take 162 million acres of federal land offline from uses like mining and grazing and restrict its use to solar.


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