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Wilderness Act

Legislation to establish a National Wilderness Preservation System. Regulations issued under the Wilderness Act (16 USC 1131 et seq.) define what Wilderness Areas are, how they must be managed by federal agencies, and allowable and prohibited uses of Wilderness Areas. The full suite of Wilderness Act regulations promulgated by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is available at 43 CFR 6301-6305.

Regulations Applicable to Energy Development

The entire suite of Wilderness Act regulations may be applicable to energy development activities.

Relevant Web Site(s)


This statute may apply to the following energy resources:
Biomass, Carbon Sequestration, Coal, Geothermal, Low-Head Hydropower, Oil & Gas, Solar, Transmission, Wind
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