WildEarth Guardians pushes back against a proposal to expand two federal coal leases in a national forest in Utah.
2017 was one of the most fatal years for coal miners; a shocking increase after a record low in coal miner deaths the year prior. There were fatalities across the United States, from Alabama, West Virginia, Montana, Kentucky, Colorado, and Pennsylvania. None of the fatalities were from unexpected […]
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 brief was filed in our suit over the West Elk […]
Last weekend, I had the chance to swing through the Powder River Basin of northeastern Wyoming and southeastern Montana, a region literally at the epicenter of the fossil fuel industry’s attacks on our climate. If you haven’t heard of the Powder River Basin, let me acquaint you. The […]
This month has been crazy awesome in terms of our efforts to enforce transparency under President Trump and shine the brightest spotlight possible on his corrupt plans to sell our public lands, our climate, and our future off to the fossil fuel industry. Using the Freedom of Information […]
Coal is dying, yet President Trump and his cronies are still doing everything they can to use our public lands and resource to prop up this failing industry. The latest is a resurrected plan to open up nearly 2,000 acres of National Forest backcountry so Arch Coal can […]
UPDATE: Well it’s official, Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement. Our goal now? Shut down the fossil fuel industry. We can do it. We can’t afford not to. Although there’s much speculation this morning, the writing on the wall seems crystal clear: Trump is […]