Category: Climate + Energy

Appeal Filed Over Colorado Coal Mine Expansion

WildEarth Guardians last week stepped up its confrontation of Arch Coal’s plans to expand the West Elk mine in western Colorado. In an appeal filed with the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board, Guardians, called for the rejection of a permit revision that would allow Arch to expand its mining […]

Colorado Springs Moving Beyond Coal

The City of Colorado Springs intends to shut down the Martin Drake coal-fired power plant before 2025, according to recent reports. This is great news for Colorado Springs and the American West. Colorado Springs Utilities so far has been reluctant to budge from a planned 2035 retirement date, […]

A One-Two Punch in Defense of Clean Air

This week, WildEarth Guardians stepped up to defend clean air in the American West and push back fiercely against the Trump Administration’s plans to sacrifice our public lands for fracking. On Wednesday, we moved to block the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s approval of 3,500 new oil and […]