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

Press Releases
Nov 16, 2020
Federal court again slams Trump administration for ignoring climate consequences of selling public lands for fracking

Judge rules sale of oil and gas leases in Wyoming illegal, blocks drilling on 475 square miles

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Nov 2, 2020
WildEarth Guardians calls on Colorado health officials to confront Denver metro smog pollution

Proposal filed to offset emissions, limit tailpipe emissions, tackle ozone pollution along Colorado Front Range

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #KeepItInTheGround
Oct 29, 2020
Federal judges block coal-mining construction in western Colorado backcountry

Court order prevents Arch Coal from despoiling national forest roadless area

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Oct 28, 2020
Trump administration agrees to review climate implications of selling 1.8 million acres of public lands for fracking in American West

In response to lawsuit, Bureau of Land Management to revisit illegal oil and gas leasing decisions covering 2,800 square miles in Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Oct 27, 2020
Lawsuit Challenges Pendley Over 1.7 Million-Acre Fossil Fuel Plan in Colorado

Climate Groups Target Agency Director's Illegal Reign

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Oct 21, 2020
Guardians Files Legal Appeal to Block Sale of New Mexico Public Lands for Fracking

Appeal Seeks to Overturn District Court Ruling Upholding Fracking

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
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 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
#JustTransition, #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
#JustTransition, #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
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround