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Current work in wildlife, rivers, public lands, and climate

Press Releases
Feb 21, 2024
Ninth Circuit decision throws out coal leasing challenge

Northern Cheyenne Tribe and conservation groups urge Interior Department to act on coal

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Feb 15, 2024
Colorado legislators introduce bill to phase out new oil and gas permits and require operators to fund cleanup

SB 24-159 would advance climate action and protect public health and taxpayers

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #ClimateJustice, #ForceForNature, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #PressStatement
Feb 8, 2024
Grant County passes proclamation declaring 2024 “The Year of the Gila Wilderness” with unanimous support

Gila Wilderness turns 100 in June

Public Lands
#GreaterGila, #PressStatement
Feb 7, 2024
WildEarth Guardians calls for PFAS pollution controls for oil and gas in New Mexico  

New EPA rules to list PFAS as “hazardous” won’t apply to exempt oil and gas waste

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Feb 7, 2024
Federal decision to deny wolf protections prompts legal action from conservation groups

Wolves in hostile states need Endangered Species Act protections to be rightfully restored across the West’s wild landscape

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Feb 2, 2024
Feds deny western wolves Endangered Species Act protections

Conservation groups prepare for legal action

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Feb 2, 2024
Forest Service urged to bolster protections for forests in proposed policy

The commercial exploitation of dwindling old growth trees and forests on federal land must stop

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #PressStatement
Feb 2, 2024
Senator Siah Correa Hemphill to sponsor certificate honoring the Gila Wilderness

“The Gila Wilderness holds a special place in my heart,” said Senator Hemphill.

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #GreaterGila, #PressStatement
Feb 1, 2024
Mining exploration plans in Montana’s Bitterroot National Forest remain undisclosed to the public

Conservation groups urge Forest Service to share plans and environmental impacts of proposed Sheep Creek Mine

Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 24, 2024
Pygmy rabbit one step closer to Endangered Species Act protection

World’s smallest rabbit threatened by livestock grazing, oil and gas extraction, invasive non-native grasses and wildfire.

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement