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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 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
Jan 8, 2024
Settlement parties urge feds to protect climate and wildlife with amendment of Trump-era oil and gas plan for SW Colorado

The Bureau of Land Management must seriously consider closing these lands to new leasing to protect sensitive resources and local communities

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#ForceForNature, #KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife
Dec 6, 2023
Court orders New Mexico regulators to stop ignoring ozone pollution

New Mexico can no longer turn a blind eye to the impact of the oil and gas industry in driving the ozone pollution crisis in the Permian Basin

Climate + Energy
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Nov 14, 2023
Greater Chaco Coalition calls on administration to follow through with “Honoring Chaco”

Advocates urge Secretary Haaland to re-commit to the “Honoring Chaco Initiative” to protect community health, well-being and the broader landscape

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco
Oct 13, 2023
New Mexicans denounce DOE hydrogen investments and push state to invest in renewables

The No False Solutions Coalition was present today at the Governor’s Announcement of the new Climate Investment Center

Climate + Energy
Sep 17, 2023
New Mexicans demand end to fossil fuels in historic New York climate march

Frontline and Indigenous New Mexican youth, elders and advocates are taking to the streets of New York City to challenge the Biden and Lujan Grisham administrations to finally follow through with their promises of real climate action.

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Sep 13, 2023
New Mexico Indigenous, environmental and frontline groups head to New York to advocate for end to fossil fuels

New Mexico delegation to join a march of more than 10,000 advocates in New York City

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #ForceForNature, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #PressStatement
Aug 18, 2023
Appeals court throws out permit for Utah’s Uinta Basin Railway

The court's rejection of this oil railway and its ensuing environmental damage is a victory for the climate, public health and wild landscapes

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement