Land and Water Conservation Fund

Brookline, Massachusetts

Positive Thinking for the Environment

There have been wins. And there will be opportunities. All is not lost for the future of the planet.

January 19, 2020 - Outside

Ryan Zinke

Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke Reportedly Tapped for Interior Secretary

Days earlier the presumed nominee was Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington, a member of the GOP congressional leadership, but Zinke's interview with Don Trump Jr., the president's son, appears to have caused the change.

December 15, 2016 - The Washington Post - Energy and Environment

Congress Increases Allotment for the Land and Water Conservation Fund

The funding allotment for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) included in the Omnibus spending bill marked a substantial increase over previous years.

January 8, 2016 - APA Policy News

Planning Programs to Watch in the Federal Omnibus Spending Bill

Congress is on pace to wrap up a major piece of federal legislation before leaving for recess.

December 17, 2015 - APA Policy News

Oil Export Ban Lifted—After 42 Years

Thanks to a 'must-pass' omnibus spending bill that President Obama indicated he would sign, the ban on crude oil exports, a relic of the 1973 Arab oil embargo, will be lifted. In exchange, energy credits will be extended for wind and solar products.

December 17, 2015 - CNBC

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