Tag: Department of the Interior

Who Needs the Clean Power Plan

While theĀ fossil fuel industry and their cronies in the Trump Administration are tearing apart rules to curb carbon pollution, the reality is we remain on track for major climate progress as we continue to keep fossil fuels in the ground. Nowhere is this more evident than in the […]

Taking Aim at PacifiCorp’s Coal Baggage

While utility company PacifiCorp is hatching plans for more coal mining and more burning in the American West, WildEarth Guardians is stepping up to defend the climate and clean energy and put these plans to rest. If you recall, Portland, OR-based PacifiCorp owns and operates more coal-fired power […]

Coal Plans Keep Biting The Dust

Even while President Trump and his Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, are going to extreme lengths to use the federal government as a crutch for the coal industry, plans by companies to lease and mine more publicly owned coal continue to fall by the wayside in the American West. […]

Biting Back on Illegal Coal Sales

UPDATE: On September 11, 2017, the Interior Department’s Office of Hearings and Appeals rejected the Bureau of Land Management’s petition asking for illegally approved coal decisions to be upheld. This is great news and means that we can move forward on confronting past illegal coal leasing and continue […]