Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 4, 2020

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Oil Drilling Regulations in National Forests

Los Padres ForestWatch

the U.S. Forest Service announced plans to make it easier for companies to drill for oil on national forest lands. The proposed regulations—which would apply to the Los Padres National Forest in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties—would eliminate requirements for public notice, skip important environmental studies, weaken oversight and compliance, and limit forest officials’ ability to deny oil leases on federal land.

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