The deal involves Barrick Gold Corp., The Nature Conservancy and the U.S. Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management and Fish and Wildlife Service and establishes a “conservation bank.”
BLM lawyers said in papers filed in court they won’t move forward with the roundup in the Pine Nut Range southeast of Carson City until the agency completes another review of potential environmental impacts.
19 states have pilot programs studying industrial hemp, and eight states including California actively promote industrial cannabis.
The resolution would repeal a constitutional amendment approved by Nevada voters in 2006 setting a standard minimum wage.