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

Press Releases
Dec 17, 2019
Lawsuit Launched Over Illegal Air Pollution at Colorado Coal Mine

Arch Coal’s Toxic Emissions Contributing to Climate Change, Toxic Smog

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #KeepItInTheGround
Dec 10, 2019
New Colorado Environmental Coalition Announces a Week of Action for Clean Air in Colorado in Anticipation of Air Commission Hearings

Groups Calling on Commission to Adopt Strong New Rules to Protect Health, Set Stage for Transition from Oil and Gas Extraction

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #COCleanAir, #KeepItInTheGround
Dec 9, 2019
City Council Pursues Vote on Contested Pipeline

Broad Opposition and Additional Time Needed to Evaluate Project Impacts

Rivers
#LivingRio, #LivingRivers, #RethinkRivers, #ReviveTheRio
Dec 5, 2019
Trump administration again reauthorizes wildlife-killing cyanide bombs despite strong opposition

Sodium cyanide will continue to be used and continue to be a threat to people, pets, and non-target

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife
Nov 27, 2019
Wild wolf pup dragging leghold trap in Gila

Another pup is undergoing treatment as private trapping continues to take a toll on endangered species and public lands

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife
Nov 22, 2019
Game Commission ignores public, pushes inadequate trapping rule

2400 public comments result in zero change to rule proposal

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #TrapFreeNM
Nov 21, 2019
Coalition Calls for Climate Action that Confronts Fracking in Colorado

Reining in Oil and Gas Extraction Critical for Curbing Carbon Pollution, Protecting Health, Safety

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Nov 21, 2019
Rare Glacier National Park Insect Gets Endangered Species Act Listing, But Trump Regulations Weaken Protections

Like the Park’s Namesake Glaciers, Species Threatened by Climate Change; Listing Rule Does Nothing to Combat the Root Cause of Imperilment

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
#EndangeredSpeciesAct
Nov 20, 2019
New Mexico Game Commission faces deadline to improve trapping rule

Traps have been banned in neighboring states and dozens of countries but not yet in New Mexico

Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife
Nov 19, 2019
Lawsuit Targets Wildlife-killing Program in Montana

WildEarth Guardians sues Wildlife Services for its failure to look at environmental impact of its killing program since mid-1990s

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife