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WildEarth Guardians protects and restores the wildlife, wild places, wild rivers, and health of the American West.
A FORCE FOR NATURE
We believe in nature’s right to exist—and thrive. Driven by passion, we’ve tackled some of the West’s most difficult and pressing conservation challenges over the past three decades. Our work is organized around four programs bringing people, science, and the law together in defense of the American West.
Suit targets seven oil and gas companies, 15 fracking facilitiesRead more
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Given the current political climate, accountability may seem like a thing of the past. But the truth is, breaking the law has consequences. After a long and opaque process, the saga of Craig Thiessen, a rancher from Kansas who was grazing cattle on the Gila National Forest and intentionally killed a juvenile endangered Mexican gray wolf (“Advocates want rancher’s forest permit pulled,” June 24), came to the only just conclusion: In late November, the U.S. Forest Service revoked his public lands grazing permit.Read more >
Colorado oil and gas companies are routinely violating federal law by drilling at sites along the Front Range without obtaining the required permits according to WildEarth Guardians. They identified violations at more than a dozen fracking sites in Weld and Larimer counties.Read more >