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Press Releases
Jan 9, 2020
Advocates File Multi-State Suit to Protect Climate, Public Health from Fracking

Lawsuit Targets Nearly 2 Million Acres of Oil and Gas Leasing in Five Western States

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Dec 19, 2019
Colorado Air Commission Adopts Tough New Rules to Rein in Fracking Pollution

WildEarth Guardians Applauds New Safeguards, But Caution More Aggressive Action for Clean Air Needed

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #COCleanAir, #KeepItInTheGround
Dec 18, 2019
Public Condemns ANOTHER Sale of Ancestral Tribal and Public Lands For Fracking

15,000 Acres of New Mexico’s Greater Chaco and Greater Carlsbad landscapes on the Auction Block in February

Climate + Energy
#GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround
Dec 17, 2019
Lawsuit Launched Over Illegal Air Pollution at Colorado Coal Mine

Arch Coal’s Toxic Emissions Contributing to Climate Change, Toxic Smog

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #KeepItInTheGround
Dec 10, 2019
New Colorado Environmental Coalition Announces a Week of Action for Clean Air in Colorado in Anticipation of Air Commission Hearings

Groups Calling on Commission to Adopt Strong New Rules to Protect Health, Set Stage for Transition from Oil and Gas Extraction

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #COCleanAir, #KeepItInTheGround
Nov 21, 2019
Rare Glacier National Park Insect Gets Endangered Species Act Listing, But Trump Regulations Weaken Protections

Like the Park’s Namesake Glaciers, Species Threatened by Climate Change; Listing Rule Does Nothing to Combat the Root Cause of Imperilment

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct
Nov 21, 2019
Coalition Calls for Climate Action that Confronts Fracking in Colorado

Reining in Oil and Gas Extraction Critical for Curbing Carbon Pollution, Protecting Health, Safety

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Nov 18, 2019
Groups Challenge Trump Approval of Massive Montana Coal Mine Expansion

Expansion of Rosebud Mine Threatens Climate, Clean Air and Water, Fish and Wildlife

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Nov 8, 2019
Ruling Stops Colorado Coal Mine Expansion Threatening Climate, National Forest

Judge Holds Trump Administration Illegally Ignored Methane Limits, Stream Contamination

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Nov 6, 2019
Court order forces Trump administration to pull sage-grouse habitat from Nevada oil auction

Rare birds spared from development

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#KeepItInTheGround, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #WildlandsForWildlife