WildEarth Guardians pushes back against a proposal to expand two federal coal leases in a national forest in Utah.
The Trump Administration’s Bureau of Land Management is escalating its campaign to auction away our public lands for fracking, this time taking aim at some of Colorado’s most iconic Rocky Mountain landscapes and the communities that depend on them. The latest plans calls for selling more than […]
UPDATE/VICTORY! EOG Resources has canceled the Greater Chapita Natural Gas project because it is no longer economical. The original project would have allowed 7000+ wells and the most recent iteration proposed 2800+. Now, in a win for Utah’s air quality, no new wells will be drilled at this […]
We just put together a new online interactive map showing where public lands oil and gas leases are located in the states of Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming, click on the image above or here to access it. This map is based on data gathered […]
This week, Guardians discovered some very alarming news: Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s Bureau of Land Management is greasing the skids allow fracking in the Grand Canyon State of Arizona. The agency has received “expressions of interest” from the oil and gas industry demand that they be […]
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 […]
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 […]