Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | By Martha Roberts | Comments Off on A recap of Scott Pruitt’s first week at the EPA – and the news isn’t good
Pruitt's words and actions as the new EPA administrator send a clear signal.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | By Steve Cochran | Comments Off on The infrastructure opportunity nobody is talking about – yet
With so much urgent work to choose from, here's why coastal restoration should be at the top of the list.
Saturday, February 25, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Fact Sheet: New Mexico rejects state takeover of America’s public lands
These lands are Our Wild. Let’s keep them public.
Friday, February 24, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Wilderness Society honors Roxanne Quimby with Robert Marshall Award for conservation leadership
The Robert Marshall Award is The Wilderness Society’s highest honor presented to a private citizen who has devoted long-term service and had a notable influence on conservation and the fostering of an American land ethic.
The award to Ms. Quimby reads:
Thursday, February 23, 2017 | By Jim Marston | Comments Off on Trump promises a renaissance for coal – but these clean energy numbers tell a different story
The president is not just ignoring market realities when touting coal, he’s also overlooking the biggest economic opportunity in decades.
Thursday, February 23, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Trump expected to sign away public lands to coal leasing, unraveling Obama’s reforms
Just over a month into his presidency, President Trump is expected to roll back Obama-era reforms aimed at ending coal company sweetheart deals and decreasing pollution from dirty coal production associated with the federal coal program.
Thursday, February 23, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on We stand with those who suffer the unintended consequences of oil and gas booms
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Oil industry’s allies in Congress set sights on Alaska’s Arctic Refuge
Emboldened by Donald Trump’s election, the Republican-controlled Congress has again set its sights on opening Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration. The threat to the refuge’s fragile coastal plain is greater than it has been in more than a decade.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | By Eric Holst | Comments Off on These environmental and legal hurdles could take down Trump’s wall
The Department of Homeland Security has sweeping power to push through the border wall, but legal challenges could be strong.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Amid several major controversies, anti-public lands congressman chooses to investigate…a tweet
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the head of the House Oversight Committee, is investigating a tweet that he says could indicate secret coordination between the White House and Bryce Canyon National Park.