News Roundup: Chaining Reprieve
Enviros win Grand Staircase-Escalante case; Oak Flat fight; methane from mines; Big Breakdown ticker
The News: On Feb. 17 the US Department of the Interior Board of Appeals halted a post-fire chaining and reseeding operation in southern Utah. The board determined that the Bureau of Land Management had violated federal law in rushing the plan through without adequately considering the impacts and alternatives.
The Context: Of all of the abuses suffered b…