Tag: powder river basin

Thank You, Wyoming

Thank you, Wyoming. In your latest legal filing opposing WildEarth Guardians’ challenge to new coal mining in the Powder River Basin, the largest coal producing region in the United States, you offered some rare praise.  In a brief filed in federal court, you remarked: As sure as the […]

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 […]

Greenhouse Gas Cover Up at Interior

In spite of President Obama’s 2009 Executive Order calling on federal agencies to “inventory, report, and adopt targets for reducing their direct and indirect GHG [greenhouse gas] emissions,” our federal government is now trying to cover up over a billion tons of greenhouse gases that it is directly responsible […]