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

Press Releases
Sep 20, 2021
WildEarth Guardians calls on EPA to shut down illegal air polluters in New Mexico

State of New Mexico allowing major oil and gas companies to pollute without legally required permits

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Sep 1, 2021
WildEarth Guardians to file suit to protect clean air from fracking in Permian Basin

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency dragging its feet on confronting dangerously unhealthy smog problem in southeast New Mexico

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Aug 31, 2021
President Biden breaks promise, announces plans to sell more public lands for fracking

The United States can't frack our way to a safe climate and can't afford to keep auctioning off public lands to the oil and gas industry

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #PressStatement
Jul 15, 2021
Groups call on New Mexico governor to pause oil and gas pollution permits to protect clean air

As state confronts smog, coalition calls for interim relief for public health and communities

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #FrackOffChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Jun 22, 2021
WildEarth Guardians to file suit over thousands of illegal oil and gas wells in New Mexico

Hundreds of companies violating rules requiring clean up of non-producing wells

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Jun 16, 2021
“Complete giveaway to oil and gas companies:” Proposed rules would continue to saddle Coloradans with oil and gas industry costs

New regulations would keep subsidizing oil and gas companies in Colorado

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround
Jun 15, 2021
WildEarth Guardians confronts high risk oil and gas wells in Colorado

Legal complaints filed over failure of companies to ensure safety of idle wells

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround
Jun 10, 2021
New rules finally outlaw oil and gas industry spills in New Mexico

WildEarth Guardians joins with New Mexico officials in securing approval of spill ban to increase protections for public health, safety, clean water, and the environment

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Jun 10, 2021
Groups to Biden: Halt new oil drilling, cancel Trump leases on public lands

Fossil fuel production on public lands causes about a quarter of U.S. greenhouse gas pollution

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
May 18, 2021
Greater Chaco Coalition concerns over 10-mile mineral withdrawal

Groups call for greater protections for Greater Chaco Landscape

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround