Tag: colorado

Updated Oak Mesa Map

We updated our interactive Oak Mesa coal mine map, check it out below. Among the new additions, links to the comments we submitted last week on the latest coal exploration proposal, a link to our report documenting the lack of full reclamation at Oxbow’s other coal mine, and […]

Check out our Interactive Maps

Check out our Interactive Maps menu in the sidebar, where we’ve got links to various and evolving maps highlighting some of the places and issues that WildEarth Guardians’ Climate and Energy Program is tackling.  So far, you can check out our interactive map of the proposed Oak Mesa coal mine area […]

80% of the West at Risk from Smog

More fallout from President Obama’s decision last week to scuttle scientifically based and legally acceptable nationwide smog limits. Based on WildEarth Guardians’ analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s own data, the decision leaves more than 50 million westerners–up to 78% of the entire American West–at risk from unhealthy […]

Colorado’s Impending Climate Catastrophe

It seemed reasonable and achievable when announced by former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter in 2007.  For the state to do its part to confront climate change, greenhouse gas emissions had to be cut 20% by 2020 and 80% by 2050. Unfortunately, meeting this modest goal is facing considerable […]

ClimateWest Podcast: Reaching out from the Rhetoric

Listen to the first ClimateWest podcast by WildEarth Guardians Climate and Energy Program Director, Jeremy Nichols.  Click below: It’s unfortunate.  Apparently an anti-environmental front group called the Western Colorado Jobs Alliance, which apparently was founded by Jon Anderson, an attorney at Holland and Hart in Denver, is running […]