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Pew's Public Comments on Greater Sage-Grouse

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is reviewing public comments on 15 draft management plans for roughly 50 million acres of greater sage-grouse habitat across 10 western states. 

On May 1, The Pew Charitable Trusts submitted comments on the greater sage-grouse to BLM Director Neil Kornze. In these comments, Pew commends the BLM for the “impressive level of work” reflected in the draft plans, but urges for “significant improvements.” Pew bases our comments on the BLM’s National Technical Team report and other best available science that is cited in the comments.” 

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