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From restoring grizzly bears’ Endangered Species Act protections to exposing the dirty dealings of the coal industry and beyond, WildEarth Guardians is a force for nature in the American West. We use the legal system to protect vulnerable lands, wildlife, and communities from threats of all kinds. Learn more.
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In 1995, Congress passed the now infamous “Salvage Rider,” which effectively suspended environmental safeguards for three years allowing the U.S. Forest Service to ramp up industrial logging and road building across the American West, including in previously protected ancient, old-growth forests.Read more >
Blocking oil and gas permits could be necessary to stopping air pollution, argued New Mexico environmental activists in an appeal to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. The groups called for an end to oil and gas permitting as the state established new rules aimed at limiting emissions of methane and other air pollutants from extraction operations.Read more >