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Press Releases
Jan 21, 2020
Federal Protections Sought for Rare Rio Grande Fish

Rio Grande Shiner Threatened by River Mismanagement

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #RioGrande, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 17, 2020
New Mexico OKs Widespread Trapping Despite Broad Public Opposition

Game Commission Disregards Perils to Endangered Wolves, Pets

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #TrapFreeNM
Jan 17, 2020
Trump Administration Strips Public Participation, Environmental Safeguards from Public Land Grazing Program

Public lands grazing is responsible for destruction of wildlife habitat, streams, and the increase in invasive weeds across the West.

Public Lands
#PublicLandsInPublicHands, #WildlandsForWildlife
Jan 15, 2020
Rio Grande Snowpack About Average

Dry Conditions Mean Less Water for Rivers Come Spring

Rivers
#ForceForNature, #LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #ReviveTheRio
Jan 13, 2020
Opposition Mounts Against the Lake Powell Pipeline

Green Groups Argue Embattled Colorado River Needs A Reprieve

Rivers
#CORiver, #ForceForNature, #LivingRivers, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Jan 9, 2020
Advocates File Multi-State Suit to Protect Climate, Public Health from Fracking

Lawsuit Targets Nearly 2 Million Acres of Oil and Gas Leasing in Five Western States

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround
Dec 30, 2019
Conservationists call for temporary BLM lead William Perry Pendley to step down

Ninety-one conservation, sportsmen, and faith-based groups, representing more than 3.9 million Americans, submitted letter to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt

Public Lands
Dec 20, 2019
Court Rejects Trump Administration Renewal of Hammonds’ Grazing Permit

Ruling throws out the ranchers’ permit on four allotments in eastern Oregon until the Bureau of Land Management does a proper environmental analysis.

Public Lands
#WildlandsForWildlife
Dec 19, 2019
Colorado Air Commission Adopts Tough New Rules to Rein in Fracking Pollution

WildEarth Guardians Applauds New Safeguards, But Caution More Aggressive Action for Clean Air Needed

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #COCleanAir, #KeepItInTheGround
Dec 18, 2019
Public Condemns ANOTHER Sale of Ancestral Tribal and Public Lands For Fracking

15,000 Acres of New Mexico’s Greater Chaco and Greater Carlsbad landscapes on the Auction Block in February

Climate + Energy
#GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround