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Shannon Hughes

Climate Guardian at WildEarth Guardians, based in Denver. Working to keep coal in the ground and transition the United States to a more sustainable energy economy.

JD/LL.M., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2016
B.A., Indiana University, 2009

Taking Aim at PacifiCorp’s Coal Baggage

While utility company PacifiCorp is hatching plans for more coal mining and more burning in the American West, WildEarth Guardians is stepping up to defend the climate and clean energy and put these plans to rest. If you recall, Portland, OR-based PacifiCorp owns and operates more coal-fired power […]

Standing Up to Arch Coal’s Bulldozers

Last week, WildEarth Guardians joined a coalition in calling on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service to deny Arch Coal’s demands to expand its West Elk mine underneath western Colorado’s National Forests. While an underground coal mine, Arch Coal has to build and operate […]