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Jeremy Nichols

Jeremy Nichols is the Climate and Energy Program Director for WildEarth Guardians, a nonprofit environmental group dedicated to protecting and restoring the wildlife, wild places, wild rivers, and health of the American West.

Thank You, Wyoming

Thank you, Wyoming. In your latest legal filing opposing WildEarth Guardians’ challenge to new coal mining in the Powder River Basin, the largest coal producing region in the United States, you offered some rare praise.  In a brief filed in federal court, you remarked: As sure as the […]

Biting Back on Illegal Coal Sales

Back in February, WildEarth Guardians quietly scored a major ruling that Trump’s U.S. Bureau of Land Management illegally allowed employees without authority to approve sales of publicly owned coal.  Now that ruling is under assault and Guardians is pushing back to defend it. The ruling, which was issued […]

Transparency Squad Update-May 2017

It’s no secret that WildEarth Guardians’ Climate and Energy Program is stepping up to enforce transparency under the Trump Administration. Using the Freedom of Information Act we’ve been exercising our right to know what our government is doing and why, and to share that information with the public. […]