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of new coal mines stopped in WY & MT
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WildEarth Guardians Press

Rio Grande now just a trickle of water in Albuquerque

Albuquerque Journal | Sep 11, 2023

It’s time water managers stop draining the Rio Grande to death and bring the river back to life.

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Wildlife advocates ask FWP for better public involvement on wolf plan

Missoula Current | Sep 20, 2023

“We’re calling on FWP to steward the wolf population for the public, not just for a loud minority that want wolves ‘managed’ out of existence,” said Lizzy Pennock, WildEarth Guardians carnivore coexistence attorney.

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