Tag: oil and gas

Fracking Being Unleashed in Montana

WildEarth Guardians today challenged President Trump and his Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, for proposing to auction off nearly 100,000 acres of public lands in Montana for fracking. Together with the Montana Environmental Information Center, we filed a protest (i.e., an administrative appeal) with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management […]

Transparency Blitz Continues

Our Transparency Blitz is gaining momentum this month as we sustain our efforts to push back on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s attacks on the Freedom of Information Act and our democracy. The short of it is: We’re bringing forward a storm of transparency. As we unveiled […]

Bring on the Transparency Fight

UPDATE: Here we go on our transparency bender, our sixth Freedom of Information Act request to the Bureau of Land Management on this October 6, 2017, this one for records related to the so-called “backlog” of drilling permits in New Mexico. Stay tuned for at least 24 more […]

Push Back Against Broken Promises

Last week, key members of New Mexico’s U.S. Congressional delegation–including Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Lujan–voiced their concerns over the threats facing the Greater Chaco region from ramped up fracking. Unbelievably, in spite of growing calls for the U.S. Interior Department’s Bureau […]