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

Press Releases
Mar 25, 2021
Greater Chaco Coalition responds to Interior Department virtual forum on federal oil and gas leasing

Coalition calls on Interior Department, Secretary Haaland to reform federal oil and gas leasing program to protect Greater Chaco Region

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Mar 25, 2021
Another win for climate: Federal court rejects Utah coal mine expansion

Ruling underscores need for Biden administration to protect climate, end federal coal program

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Mar 18, 2021
New Mexico Legislature turns back on oil and gas accountability

Groups express outrage over 100% failure to rein in costly fracking

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Mar 15, 2021
Guardians congratulates Interior Secretary Deb Haaland

WildEarth Guardians celebrates this historic and momentous day when the U.S. Department of Interior finally has an Indigenous woman to lead the way

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#ClimateJustice, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Mar 2, 2021
Guardians calls on Environmental Protection Agency to defend clean air, justice in Permian Basin of southeast New Mexico

Petition also calls on EPA to sanction State of New Mexico for failing to protect public health, rein in smog pollution

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Feb 17, 2021
Guardians joins 500 groups in support of confirming Rep. Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary

Overwhelming support for confirmation of first Native American as U.S. Secretary of the Department of the Interior

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#ClimateJustice, #DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #Rewilding, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 17, 2021
Suit filed to ensure action on Suncor oil refinery air pollution permits

Denver area refinery chronically violating clean air laws, threatening people, communities, and justice

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #JustTransition, #PressStatement
Feb 16, 2021
Guardians calls on Colorado Governor Polis to pause oil and gas leasing, commit “full capacity” of state to climate action

State Land Board selling more than 100,000 acres of public lands for fracking even as federal government has paused leasing

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Feb 13, 2021
“Pause Fracking for Protections” bill moves forward

Reasonable request to safeguard New Mexicans from oil and gas impacts passes Senate Conservation Committee

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Feb 9, 2021
“Protect Our Water” fracking waste bill passes New Mexico Senate Conservation Committee

Supporters cheer step forward to protect public health, environment, and freshwater from toxic fracking waste

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround