Tag: public lands

No Need to Lease Public Lands for Fracking

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management just released oil and gas leasing statistics for fiscal year 2017 (so that’s October 1 – September 30, 2017) and the results still confirm that there is absolutely no need to lease more public lands for fracking. The data shows that at […]

Fracking Plans Challenged in Northwest Colorado

At the end of April, WildEarth Guardians challenged the Trump Administration’s plans to auction off nearly 59,000 acres of public lands for fracking in Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco, and Routt Counties in northwest Colorado. The appeal squarely challenges President Trump’s climate denial and refusal to come clean with […]

Public Interest Conference Refreshes, Revitalizes Staff

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 […]