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Press Releases
Jan 25, 2021
Millions of Americans, hundreds of groups support halting fossil fuel leasing, permitting on public lands, oceans

Frontline groups, communities call on President to put climate, justice first

Climate + Energy
#GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Jan 21, 2021
As President Biden takes office, groups double down on legal push to end fracking on public lands

Lawsuit targets sale of more than one million acres of public lands to oil and gas industry in American West

#GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Jan 21, 2021
Coalition steps up legal push to defend Greater Chaco from fracking, bolster support for President Biden to ban fracking

More fracking in sacred landscape underscores need for President Biden to immediately enact ban on new oil and gas leasing, permitting on public lands

Climate + Energy
#GreaterChaco, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Jan 19, 2021
Approval of Florida Mountains mine withdrawn in response to citizens’ lawsuit

Conservation groups and local community hopeful that the scenic and recreational value of the region will remain intact

Public Lands
#GreaterGila, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #Rewilding, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 19, 2021
Bill to outlaw traps, snares, and wildlife poisons introduced in New Mexico Senate

Number of trapped dogs piles up as “Roxy’s Law” is introduced

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #TrapFreeNM, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 14, 2021
Guardians, coalition challenge nationwide wolf delisting

Lawsuit blasts the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to follow the science

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Jan 14, 2021
Groups challenge Trump administration’s latest assaults on Endangered Species Act

Regulations finalized last month strip vital protection from imperiled species’ essential recovery habitat

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Jan 14, 2021
Last Trump sale of public lands for fracking spurs outrage and hope

Timeline of extractive colonialism and Indigenous resistance deployed in front of New Mexico Bureau of Land Management

#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Jan 14, 2021
Decision to build four-lane highway through Red Cliffs National Conservation Area violates law

Trump administration's decision to permit the Northern Corridor Highway flies in the face of the very purpose of that Congress designated Red Cliffs National Conservation Area

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #PublicLandsInPublicHands, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 13, 2021
Burlington Northern seeks federal permission to continue killing grizzlies in Montana

Railway company applies for 7-year permit to kill 18 grizzlies as “incidental” cost of doing business

Wildlife
#PressStatement, #StopExtinction