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Press Releases
Sep 12, 2022
Lawsuit aims to protect grizzlies from expanded livestock grazing in Montana’s Paradise Valley

U.S. Forest Service is ignoring both the best available science and its legal responsibility to protect wildlife

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Sep 7, 2022
Biden administration commits to block drilling, reconsider sale of 58,000 acres of public lands for fracking in Montana, Dakotas

Settlement agreement resolves lawsuit challenging Trump administration’s failure to protect climate, groundwater

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #PressStatement
Sep 6, 2022
Court rejects Wyoming, industry challenge to Biden administration postponement of oil, gas lease sales

The law is clear, the oil and gas industry doesn’t have a right to frack public lands

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #PressStatement
Aug 31, 2022
Environmental groups submit a formal petition demanding Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission protect the public against cumulative impacts of oil and gas production 

Groups call for the Commission to make rules to better protect Coloradans from ozone, air pollution, climate change, and to prevent increases in pollution in disproportionately impacted communities

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #PressStatement
Aug 31, 2022
New Colorado poll: Don’t trophy hunt or trap gray wolves

64% of Colorado voters across all political affiliations and geographic areas believe that trophy hunting of wolves should not be allowed

Wildlife
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Aug 30, 2022
122,000 call for protecting mature, old-growth federal forests and trees from logging

The Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management fail to recognize commercial logging as a threat

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #Rewilding
Aug 24, 2022
Conservation groups respond to Utah lawsuit challenging national monuments restoration

Guardians, allies vow to stand up to Utah’s challenge of President Biden’s restoration of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

Public Lands
#PressStatement
Aug 15, 2022
Climate bill headed to President Biden sacrifices public lands while locking out Indigenous and Frontline communities

Congress allowed the good in Inflation Reduction Act to be watered-down by provisions that fund polluters and expand fossil fuel leasing on public lands

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #PressStatement
Aug 12, 2022
Legal agreement blocks oil, gas leasing on 2.2 million acres in Colorado

Bureau of Land Management to reconsider plan, protect Gunnison sage grouse

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Aug 12, 2022
Judge reinstates Obama-era coal leasing moratorium on federal lands

Ruling halts all coal leasing on federal lands until the Bureau of Land Management completes a more sufficient environmental analysis

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases, #PressStatement