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Press Releases
Sep 10, 2019
Lesser Prairie Chickens One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection

Southern Plains Dancing Bird Threatened by Climate Change, Fossil Fuel Extraction, Prairie Loss

Climate + Energy, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife
Sep 5, 2019
New Mexico Bureau of Land Management Auctions Off More Public Land For Fracking

Advocates Highlight Calls For Urgent Climate Action

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround
Aug 14, 2019
Trump Administration Refuses to Protect Iconic Joshua Trees

Failure to Protect Imperiled Trees Could Doom Them to Extinction

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife
Aug 5, 2019
New Research Supports Legal Protections for Joshua Trees

WildEarth Guardians Calls on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Stop Delaying and Protect Imperiled Joshua Trees from Climate Change

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife
Aug 1, 2019
Back to court: Trump still fracking Greater Chaco, forcing new lawsuit

New Lawsuit, Motion for Restraining Order Filed in Federal Court to Halt Illegal Drilling

Climate + Energy
#GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround
Jul 30, 2019
Protest Challenges Trump’s Fossil-fuel Expansion Plan Threatening Southwestern Colorado

Federal Government Ignores Community Calls for Transition

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Jul 29, 2019
Groups Renew Call for Timeout on New Fracking in Colorado

Call for Restraint Comes as State to Adopt New Rules for Health, Climate

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Jul 15, 2019
Lawsuit Challenges Fracking Leases Threatening Northern Arizona Groundwater

Leases would industrialize public lands, and threaten to pollute air and water in the region’s most important aquifer

Climate + Energy
Jul 10, 2019
Governments, Groups Challenge Federal Government’s Response to Chaco Court Ruling

Call on BLM to Reject Flawed Analyses and Meaningfully Engage Public in Greater Chaco Fracking Decisions

Climate + Energy
#GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround
Jul 3, 2019
Lawsuit Seeks to Block Colorado Coal Mine Expansion Threatening Climate, National Forest

Trump Administration Illegally Authorized Expansion of Arch Coal’s West Elk Mine

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround