10 Foot Fireballs – Welcome to the Neighborhood

The City of Farmington, New Mexico just announced a new neighbor – ten foot fracking flares downtown. City officials urged residents not to worry, and that “these operations don’t typically cause any problems,” but especially considering the proximity of the basketball-hoop high flames to two nearby schools, residents have conveyed some serious cause […]

Trump to Navajo Nation: Screw You

UPDATE:  Unbelievably, shortly after posting this, Trump’s Bureau of Land Management approved yet another fracking well in the Greater Chaco region.  If you haven’t yet, lend your voice in support of protecting the Greater Chaco region and Navajo communities from fracking. In early February, the President and Vice […]

These Are Our National Monuments

In case you missed it, on April 26, Trump issued an executive order requiring Secretary Zinke to review national monuments that were set aside for public use under the 1906 Antiquities Act. The order, which appears to affect 25 existing national monuments, is sure to spark an intense political and legal battle. The Antiquities Act gives presidents […]

Our Public Lands, Our Right to Know

As part of our ongoing effort to ensure transparency, defend democracy, and protect the climate from President Trump, we’re persistently exercising our rights under the Freedom of Information Act. Lately, we’ve been focusing on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s efforts to completely rollback any and all climate protection within […]