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

Press Releases
Mar 27, 2020
Environmentalists Object to Broad EPA Waivers for Polluters During Coronavirus Crisis

Response to Trump Administration’s Plan to Relax Public Health Protections for Oil Refineries and Other Industries

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #QuitTriState
Mar 27, 2020
Green Groups Seek to Protect Willamette River Flows for Chinook Salmon and Steelhead

Preliminary Injunction Filed to Halt Corps’ Water Reallocation Plan

Rivers
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #LivingRivers, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Mar 20, 2020
Guardians Calls on Congress for Living Rio Grande

Overwhelming Community Support for National Academies of Science Study for Healthy River Management

Rivers
#ForceForNature, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #RioGrande, #StopExtinction
Mar 19, 2020
In Coronavirus Crisis, 575 Groups Urge Halt to Electricity, Water Shutoffs

Letter to Governors, Utility Regulators Also Calls for Distributed Clean Energy, Equitable Water Payment Systems

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #JustTransition
Mar 18, 2020
Guardians Calls on U.S. Bureau of Land Management to Respond to COVID-19 Crisis

Western Watersheds Project, WildEarth Guardians Call on Agency to Stop Selling Public Lands for Fracking, Join Americans in Putting Health First

Climate + Energy
#EcosystemRestoration, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #PublicLandsInPublicHands
Mar 18, 2020
Mexican wolf population up by 32 in 2020 wolf count

Iconic, native carnivore shows resilience in the face of mismanagement and human obstacles

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterGila, #StopExtinction, #TrapFreeNM, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 16, 2020
River Groups Call ‘Climate Denial’ on Pumped Hydro Project

Climate Change Makes Lake Powell Unreliable Source of Renewable Energy

Rivers
#CORiver, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers
Mar 16, 2020
Bureau of Land Management to Withdraw Decision to Sell Public Lands in Utah to PacifiCorp

Plan to sell federal lands to enable coal plant expansion pulled after Interior appeals board finds problems with BLM’s environmental analysis

Public Lands
#KeepItInTheGround, #PublicLandsInPublicHands
Mar 13, 2020
Rio Grande Flows Diminish in Dry Spring

Warming means less water for New Mexico

Rivers
#LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Mar 12, 2020
Conservation Groups Look to Protect Water for Salmon and Steelhead in Willamette River

Lawsuit Seeks Pause in Water Allocation Plan

Rivers
#LivingRivers, #RethinkRivers