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

Press Releases
Apr 25, 2023
Court rejects Polis Administration’s illegal air pollution permit delays

Colorado Air Pollution Control Division ordered to ensure major oil and gas industry polluters in Adams County operate in compliance with clean air laws

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Apr 24, 2023
Court blocks logging in Montana’s Kootenai National Forest

Project will harm fragile Cabinet-Yaak grizzly bear population

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Apr 20, 2023
Forest Service takes key step toward first national rule to protect mature, old-growth trees, and forests

Announcement advances President Biden’s 2022 Earth Day executive order

Public Lands
#Climate Forests, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #Rewilding
Apr 18, 2023
Unhealthy ozone pollution underscores need for action to confront oil and gas along Colorado front range

First high ozone day of 2023 recorded on April 11

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #ForceForNature, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Apr 17, 2023
Government agents kill endangered Mexican gray wolf father threatening pack’s survival

Rusty the wolf was killed on April 12, leaving behind his likely pregnant mate and several yearling pups

#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Apr 12, 2023
New report reveals oil and gas companies fracked New Mexico wells with toxic PFAS

PSR’s report, Fracking with “Forever Chemicals” in New Mexico, details the use of thousands of pounds of PFAS in the
state’s oil and gas wells

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Apr 12, 2023
WildEarth Guardians and City of Santa Fe reach deal to keep the Santa Fe River flowing

Settlement agreement protects lower river, riparian habitat, and downstream communities

#LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #RioGrande
Apr 7, 2023
WildEarth Guardians wins legal challenge against New Mexico State Engineer

Legal victory helps pave way for accountability among water users on the drying Rio Grande

#ForceForNature, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #ReviveTheRio
Apr 6, 2023
Conservation groups find evidence of illegal and harmful motorized use in Northern Idaho

Forest Service must protect wildlife in its proposed winter travel plan

Public Lands
#ForceForNature, #PressStatement
Apr 4, 2023
Wildlife groups united in opposition to bill which would delay wolf reintroduction for years

Legislation would encourage frivolous lawsuits and nullify the will of CO voters

#DefendCarnivores, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife