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

Press Releases
Jan 19, 2022
Legal petition calls on Biden to phase out federal oil, gas by 2035

WildEarth Guardians joins hundreds of other groups in demanding action to wind down fossil fuel production, confront climate crisis

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Jan 18, 2022
Court orders action on Suncor oil refinery air pollution permits

Judge's ruling rebukes Polis administration delay on updating permits, protecting clean air and communities

#COCleanAir, #ClimateJustice, #PressStatement
Jan 18, 2022
U.S. Forest Service cannot log its way out of the climate crisis

Agency continues literally barking up the wrong tree when it comes to effectively protecting homes and communities from wildfire

Jan 18, 2022
Agreement protects clean air from Colorado coal mine

Settlement resolves ongoing violations at Arch Coal’s West Elk Mine, largest single source of methane emissions in state

Climate + Energy
#COCleanAir, #ClimateJustice, #KeepItInTheGround
Jan 6, 2022
Greater Chaco Coalition demands more than piecemeal protection in response to 10-mile buffer

#ItsNotOver as Interior Department initiates 90-day comment period to pause new oil and gas leasing around Chaco Culture National Park, Coalition reaffirms need to protect culture, communities, and climate across Greater Chaco Landscape

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Dec 13, 2021
New report: 3 of 4 upper Colorado River basin states overusing Colorado River water

Shrinking Snowpacks in Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado require states to cut their water use from Colorado River and its tributaries or risk ‘Call on the River’

Rivers
#CORiver, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #RethinkRivers
Dec 13, 2021
Lawsuit launched to rein in federal wildlife-killing program on Nevada public lands

Conservationists sue Wildlife Services and federal land management agencies for failing to consider environmental impact of killing native wildlife

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Dec 10, 2021
New Mexico groups sound alarm on governor’s hydrogen proposal

Advocates label hydrogen production as a false climate solution, citing its threats to environment, public health and equity

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Dec 10, 2021
Coalition calls on Biden to back down from selling public lands for fracking

Law requires President Biden to cancel February oil lease sale to prevent climate harm

Climate + Energy
#KeepItInTheGround, #NoNewLeases
Dec 3, 2021
Federal process could reopen vacant Hammond grazing allotments in Oregon

Notorious ranching family previously set fire to the public lands allotments to benefit cattle

Public Lands
#PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #PublicLandsInPublicHands