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Press Releases
Oct 21, 2020
Coalition Calls Out Colorado Regulators for Ignoring Citizen Complaints Over Oil and Gas

WildEarth Guardians Joins Call for Colorado to Hold Oil and Gas Industry Accountable to Clean Air, Health

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Oct 18, 2020
Judge Denies Motion, Opening Door to Lawsuits Challenging Pendley Decisions Spanning 30 Million Acres of Public Land

The decisions allow fossil fuel extraction, mining and other industrialization across millions of acres of public lands in 11 states

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #PublicLandsInPublicHands
Oct 15, 2020
Guardians Cautiously Applauds New Mexico’s Step to Outlaw Toxic Oil and Gas Industry Spills

Oil Commission Sets Hearing in Response to WildEarth Guardians Petition, But Toxic Spills Still an Emergency in New Mexico

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Oct 14, 2020
TOMORROW: New Mexico Officials to Decide Whether to Ban Toxic Oil and Gas Spills

State Commission Will Decide Whether to Condone or Condemn Toxic Waste Spills

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Oct 13, 2020
WildEarth Guardians and 350 Colorado Call on Air Commission to Require Closure of Suncor Oil Refinery North of Denver

Citing Harmful Air Pollution, Environmental Justice, Groups Call on Commission to Take Action to Close Fossil Fuel Facilities

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Oct 13, 2020
Judge Rejects Challenge to Critical Habitat for New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mouse

“At worst…the disappearance of these important units of critical habitat designation could result in the irreversible extinction of the remaining Jumping Mouse populations,” says Judge.

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Oct 13, 2020
New Mexicans Call on Governor Lujan Grisham to Protect Public Health from Toxic Fracking Waste

Deliver Report Highlighting Perils of “Produced Water”, Demand True Public Health Protections

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Oct 8, 2020
Lawsuit filed over antiquated federal wildlife killing program in New Mexico

USDA “Wildlife Services” is operating on decades-old science to kill thousands of animals

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Oct 8, 2020
Feds Flout Science—Once Again—to Deny Wolverine Protections

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service deny wolverine protection.

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #StopExtinction
Oct 7, 2020
Federal Government Admits Killing over 1.2 Million Native Animals in 2019

Thousands of coyotes, black bears, and other carnivores slaughtered for livestock interests

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #StopExtinction