(Renewable energy development)…On Federal Land.
The idea has been around for a long time. The Department of Interior says there is finally an environmental review. It is for 10 million acres of land controlled by the Bureau of Land Management. It is part of the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan. The Environmental Impact Statement for Phase one of the Plan is a major step forward and a key part of the collaborative effort to streamline renewable energy while conserving unique and valuable ecosystems and promoting outdoor recreation opportunities.