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Press Releases
Sep 23, 2020
Appeals Board to Decide Whether New Mexico Illegally Approving Air Permits for Oil and Gas Industry

WildEarth Guardians Challenging State's Approval of Pollution Permits In Spite of Air Quality Violations

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Sep 20, 2020
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s pioneering role for women and the most vulnerable celebrated

Dissent with dignity is something that all Americans can learn from the legal career of Justice Ginsburg

Sep 18, 2020
Colorado Agency Caves to U.S. Forest Service, OKs More Bulldozing of Roadless Forest

Trump Administration Gives Cover as Arch Coal Flouts Federal Court

Climate + Energy
Sep 17, 2020
Greater Chaco Coalition Demands Bureau of Land Management Respect Tribes and Communities, Echoes Request to Postpone Drilling Plan

One Week Before Comment Deadline, Coalition of 50+ Organizations Send Letter to Secretary Bernhardt to Halt the Bureau of Land Management’s Chaco Drilling Plan while Tribes Continue to be Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround
Sep 17, 2020
Guardians Calls on Colorado Air Commission to Reject Delay in Denver Metro Smog Clean-up

Dangerous Levels of Ground-level Ozone Pollution Still Threatening Millions Along Colorado's Front Range

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #KeepItInTheGround
Sep 11, 2020
Idaho documents reveal weeks-old wolf pups among 570 maimed, slaughtered wolves

An individual may now kill 30 wolves per year in Idaho

#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #StopExtinction
Sep 11, 2020
Groups sue to block decision on proposed dolomite mine in Florida Mountains

Suit alleges the Bureau of Land Management violated numerous laws, jeopardizing preservation of a Wilderness Study Area and sensitive wildlife species

Public Lands
#ProtectWhatYouLove, #PublicLandsInPublicHands
Sep 10, 2020
Colorado Governor Jared Polis Moves to Dismiss Himself from Climate Accountability

Governor Turns Back on Duty to Protect Climate, Achieve Environmental Justice in Colorado

Climate + Energy
Sep 9, 2020
Six State Coalition Send Historic Letter Opposing Lake Powell Pipeline to Secretary of Interior

Utah’s largest new water diversion in Colorado River Basin ignites a modern water war, results in veiled threat of litigation by other states

#CORiver, #LivingRivers, #RethinkRivers
Sep 4, 2020
Trump administration launches new attack on critical habitat to continue weakening the Endangered Species Act

Combined with a July 31 proposal, these rollbacks would essentially eviscerate the ESA’s ability to protect habitat for threatened and endangered species

#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #StopExtinction