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Press Releases
Nov 9, 2020
Guardians, coalition launches challenge to federal wolf delisting

Environmental groups point to lack of scientific evidence showing wolf recovery

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Nov 2, 2020
WildEarth Guardians calls on Colorado health officials to confront Denver metro smog pollution

Proposal filed to offset emissions, limit tailpipe emissions, tackle ozone pollution along Colorado Front Range

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #KeepItInTheGround
Oct 30, 2020
New Mexico public lands at risk as trapping season begins

Private, commercial traps will be hidden across Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, and State lands until mid-March

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #WildlandsForWildlife
Oct 29, 2020
Federal government throws wolves under the bus

Conservation groups will challenge Trump administration’s removal of endangered species protections for gray wolves across entire lower 48

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #StopExtinction
Oct 29, 2020
Federal judges block coal-mining construction in western Colorado backcountry

Court order prevents Arch Coal from despoiling national forest roadless area

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Oct 28, 2020
Trump administration agrees to review climate implications of selling 1.8 million acres of public lands for fracking in American West

In response to lawsuit, Bureau of Land Management to revisit illegal oil and gas leasing decisions covering 2,800 square miles in Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Oct 27, 2020
Historic agreement sets new model for managing national forests, path to recovery for threatened Mexican spotted owls

Agreement highlights the importance of a strong Endangered Species Act, strong National Environmental Policy Act, and the ability of citizens to hold their government accountable

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Oct 27, 2020
Lawsuit Challenges Pendley Over 1.7 Million-Acre Fossil Fuel Plan in Colorado

Climate Groups Target Agency Director's Illegal Reign

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Oct 27, 2020
9th Circuit upholds protections for wild lands in Bitterroot National Forest

Ruling affirms protections for some of wildest landscapes in continental United States

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Oct 21, 2020
Guardians Files Legal Appeal to Block Sale of New Mexico Public Lands for Fracking

Appeal Seeks to Overturn District Court Ruling Upholding Fracking

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround