WildEarth Guardians pushes back against a proposal to expand two federal coal leases in a national forest in Utah.
For those working, volunteering, and engaging in environmental activism in the West, the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in Eugene, Oregon is almost a requirement. Each spring, environmental activists and professionals gather in the lush, green Pacific Northwest for an informative, fun-filled weekend chock full of exciting speakers […]
WildEarth Guardians’ push for absolute government transparency under the Trump Administration has been in high gear over the last year, with the last month especially intense as we filed records requests with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management every single day. Underpinning our transparency campaign is the U.S. […]
Last month, WildEarth Guardians’ Climate and Energy team had an inspiring weekend out in the field at the Uplift Climate Conference. Senior Campaigner Rebecca Sobel and Climate Guardians Shannon Hughes and Becca Fischer attended the youth-focused climate conference from September 15 through the 17th. This year the […]
Let’s start with a number: 3,500. What does that mean to you? Probably not much. Now, let’s put it in context. 3,500 new fracking wells. Impressive? No? What if I tell you that these new wells will more than double the number of existing wells in the area […]
Last week, WildEarth Guardians joined a coalition in calling on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service to deny Arch Coal’s demands to expand its West Elk mine underneath western Colorado’s National Forests. While an underground coal mine, Arch Coal has to build and operate […]
UPDATE: In a crazy turn of events, even Utah’s Governor, Gary Herbert, has called on Zinke’s Bureau of Land Management to rethink plans to auction off public lands for fracking next to Dinosaur National Monument. While the Utah Governor is normally a strong opponent to any restrictions on […]