“Interior: BLM Pushes To Lift Order Blocking Sage Grouse Plans”

“The Bureau of Land Management is hoping to revive controversial revisions to Obama-era greater sage grouse protection plans that a federal judge blocked last year.

BLM has completed six draft supplemental environmental impact statements (EISs) that correct problems identified by Judge B. Lynn Winmill in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho, according to multiple sources familiar with the situation.

The agency will publish the draft documents in the Federal Register, likely on Friday, the sources said.

Winmill issued a preliminary injunction last October blocking the Trump administration's revised sage grouse plans.”

Scott Streater reports for Greenwire February 19, 2020.