Tag: powder river basin

Opening Salvos Fired in Coal Lawsuits

Methane venting above West Elk coal mine in western Colorado. Earlier this month, WildEarth Guardians filed opening briefs in lawsuits challenging coal mine expansions in Colorado and Montana, setting the stage for defending our public lands, climate, and clean energy future. West Elk Coal Mine Lawsuit The first […]

Who Needs the Clean Power Plan

While the¬†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 […]

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. […]