Tag: colorado

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]