Guardians pushes back against Trump’s scheme to expand the Alton Coal Mine, ruining the air quality and driving away tourism at Utah’s National Parks.
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 […]
WildEarth Guardians’ push for absolute government transparency under the Trump Administration has been in high gear over the last year, with the last month especially intense as we filed records requests with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management every single day. Underpinning our transparency campaign is the U.S. […]
Let’s start with a number: 3,500. What does that mean to you? Probably not much. Now, let’s put it in context. 3,500 new fracking wells. Impressive? No? What if I tell you that these new wells will more than double the number of existing wells in the area […]
UPDATE: In a crazy turn of events, even Utah’s Governor, Gary Herbert, has called on Zinke’s Bureau of Land Management to rethink plans to auction off public lands for fracking next to Dinosaur National Monument. While the Utah Governor is normally a strong opponent to any restrictions on […]
Hi there, I’m Rebecca Fischer (you can call me Becca) and today I’m starting my fourth week on the job at WildEarth Guardians as the organization’s newest Climate Guardian. The focus of my work? Combatting climate change by confronting public lands oil and gas production in the American […]
Last month, this world lost an amazing hero for our environment. For WildEarth Guardians and myself personally, we lost a great friend, a champion for our work, and a perennial source of inspiration and optimism. Fred Cheever was a law professor at the University of Denver for 24 […]