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Press Releases
Jun 1, 2023
Groups challenge legislature’s unlawful attempts to weaken Montana coal laws

Federal law requires state to obtain approval before such changes are made

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
May 30, 2023
Advocates Demand “Phasing Out Fossil Fuels” As Part of Proposed BLM Public Lands Rule

Diverse Coalition Continues to Call for Ending the Federal Fossil Fuel Leasing Program as Bureau of Land Management Moves forward with New Rule to Protect Climate

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
May 25, 2023
WildEarth Guardians calls on New Mexico to ban toxic forever chemical use by the oil and gas industry

Broad coalition supports move, urges Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham administration to rein in use of hazardous substances in drilling and fracking

Climate + Energy
#PressStatement
May 25, 2023
Advocates hold “End Sacrifice Zones” rally at New Mexico Bureau of Land Management

Diverse coalition of 270+ advocates, Indigenous groups, farmers, artists, musicians, educators, and businesses call for end to federal fossil fuel leasing

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
May 4, 2023
Colorado Judge pushes Polis administration on West Elk Coal Mine air quality permit

Another Court Win Ensures Arch Coal’s Mine Will be Held Accountable to Clean Air Laws

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Apr 27, 2023
Widespread clean air violations reported by oil and gas companies in New Mexico

Venting reports show illegal emissions are rampant: Guardians calls on Michelle Lujan Grisham administration to take action

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Apr 25, 2023
Lawsuit targets U.S. delay on petition to phase out public lands oil drilling

Biden administration failing to protect climate from unchecked drilling and fracking on public lands

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
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 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 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