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

Press Releases
Apr 21, 2021
Settlement agreement reached for Windy Gap Firming Project litigation

$15 million leveraged to protect clean water in Grand County, Colorado

Rivers
#CORiver, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Apr 21, 2021
Feds provide habitat protections for imperiled western yellow-billed cuckoo

Broader designation needed to safeguard species and living rivers

Rivers, Wildlife
#CORiver, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #LivingRio, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Apr 19, 2021
Diverse coalition moves to defend Biden administration’s pause on selling public lands for fracking

Motion backs the Biden administration’s legality in pausing federal onshore, offshore leasing

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Apr 16, 2021
Interior Department orders give new hope for climate, public lands, and justice

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland reinstates moratorium on coal leasing, sets stage for climate accountability

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#ClimateJustice, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases
Apr 16, 2021
Judge rules against federal sheep station grazing in Idaho’s Centennial Mountains

Government’s analysis failed to account for impacts to grizzly bears, bighorn sheep, and other vulnerable wildlife

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Apr 14, 2021
Over 200 groups to President Biden: Align federal fossil fuel programs with U.S. climate goals

Groups call for U.S. Department of the Interior to phase out fossil fuel production

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Apr 14, 2021
Guardians to host Earth Day Eve conversation with Carole King

Iconic singer/songwriter Carole King to join Guardians to discuss the bold Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove
Apr 13, 2021
WildEarth Guardians scores big protections for wildlife in New Mexico

Agreement with USDA’s Wildlife Services curbs killing of cougars, bears, and other native species

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #WildlandsForWildlife
Apr 12, 2021
Thousands call on Rio Grande Compact Commission to rethink rivers

Guardians submits letter and petition urging action to save a living Rio

Rivers
#LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #RioGrande, #StopExtinction
Apr 8, 2021
Guardians files suit to defend clean air, health, and justice in Denver Metro Area

Legal action targets failure of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to clamp down on Colorado's failure to clean up smog

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #ClimateJustice