Public Comment Requested on Draft Environmental Legislation

The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is inviting the public to help shape its recommendations for legislation to improve the environment, with emphasis on two priorities for 2016: tactics to improve land conservation and the regulation of earthmoving activities, including mining. The CEQ has published its draft list of legislative recommendations on its website,, and is inviting anyone with an interest to review the list and to comment. The deadline for comments is January 19, 2016. Click here to access the full press release.