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Legislatively and Legally Protected Areas

Legislatively and legally protected areas (LLPAs) are BLM-administered lands where renewable energy development would be prohibited under law. LLPAs include:

  • National Monuments
  • National Conservation Areas and similar designations
  • National Scenic and Historic Trails
  • Wilderness Areas
  • Wilderness Study Areas
  • Wild and Scenic Rivers

See DRECP Legislatively and Legally Protected Areas for additional information on this category of lands within the California DRECP area.