In spite of mounting opposition to fracking in the Greater Chaco region of northwest New Mexico, including proposed federal legislation that would take a small step forward in protecting the region, the Trump Administration’s Bureau of Land Management is plowing ahead to open up more lands to the […]
Last week, WildEarth Guardians filed suit over the Trump Administration’s failure to inspect 120,000 miles of oil and gas pipelines on American public lands. As part of our legal confrontation, we also demanded the Administration impose a moratorium on new pipeline approvals on public lands unless and until […]
Another report was released today underscoring how Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association’s reliance on coal is imposing enormous costs on its members and undermining climate and clean air in the American West. The report, released by the Rocky Mountain Institute, highlighted how Tri-State’s existing coal-fired power plants not […]
WildEarth Guardians joined a coalition this week in calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw from an illegal agreement with the State of New Mexico that threatens to open the door for fracking wastewater to be dumped into streams and drinking water sources. The agreement doesn’t […]
As we’ve just reported, the Trump Administration has proposed to auction more than 3.9 million acres of western public lands for fracking in 2018. Of these lands, more than 1.3 million acres are located in Wyoming and most of these are located in southwest Wyoming’s Red Desert, an […]
Guardians pushes back against Trump’s scheme to expand the Alton Coal Mine, ruining the air quality and driving away tourism at Utah’s National Parks.
The Trump Administration’s refusal to acknowledge the reality of climate change is reaching bizarre lows (or is it heights?) in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming, where the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is again pressing ahead to rubberstamp 2 billion tons of new coal mining and still […]