Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | By Scott Weaver | Comments Off on These critical disaster safety efforts will be at risk if Trump eliminates the Climate Action Plan
The president's 180-degree policy shift will undermine efforts to prepare for climate change disasters that are already upon us.
Monday, January 30, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Senate now proposing to use CRA to undo BLM’s wasted gas rule
BLM’s rule ensures that oil and gas companies use the most up-to-date technologies and practices to minimize the amount of methane—the largest component of natural gas—wasted when gas is extracted from our public lands.
Monday, January 30, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Urgent: Congress acts to unravel Obama’s oil and gas reforms: Your voice needed this week
Emboldened by the new Trump administration, anti-conservationists in Congress moved forward to repeal an Obama rule to stop the rampant waste from oil and gas operations on public lands.
Friday, January 27, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Legislature’s pro-drilling resolution would harm Arctic Refuge
The Alaska House Resources Committee is meeting today at 1 p.m. to hear public testimony on House Joint Resolution 5, which encourages Congress to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development.
Friday, January 27, 2017 | By Keith Gaby | Comments Off on A steward for the environment? Even Pruitt’s allies back away from his claims.
EPA nominee's claims of environmental stewardship no longer displayed on his supporters' website.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Step Two in Congressional Push to Steal America’s Public Lands
New House bill deems 3.3 million acres worthless to the American people
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | By Keith Gaby | Comments Off on 10 new pieces of evidence show Scott Pruitt is worse than you think
Answers the EPA nominee sent senators Jan. 25 show environmental protection is low on his priority list.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Their plan is working: New bill would sell off 3 million acres of public lands
Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s bill identifies 3.3 million acres across 10 states to be ‘disposed of’ and sold off, just a few days after the House passed a rules package that makes such land seizure plans easier to execute.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Trump’s revival of Keystone XL, Dakota Access pipelines is irresponsible and dangerous
Under President Obama, the rules of fossil fuel development—including on public lands—became more balanced, and the nation took steps to address the monumental challenge of climate change. In the Oval Office for less than a week, President Trump appears to be doing everything he can to put the oil and gas industry back in the driver’s seat.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Decision to advance pipelines extremely irresponsible
Today, by executive action, the Trump Administration moved forward with two pipelines – Keystone XL and Dakota Access.