Thursday, February 22, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | No Comments
Paleontologists say that their work studying the history of life on earth, including a recent discovery in former Bears Ears National Monument, is jeopardized by policies that strip away protections for public lands.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Major fossil cache found on lands cut from Bears Ears National Monument
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018 | By David Festa | Comments Off on 4 ways Trump’s infrastructure plan puts Americans at risk
This plan has very little to do with infrastructure – and everything with gutting environmental laws and ignoring risk.
Friday, February 16, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Trump administration aims to turn over America’s oceans to the oil industry
This will allow for massive lease sales that will endanger coastal lands and communities.
Friday, February 16, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on We’re fighting Trump’s monument rollbacks in court—so why are plans still moving forward?
Until March 19, the public can formally weigh in on the process by which the government is opening Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments to mining, reckless off-road vehicle use and other damaging activities.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Interior Department moves to gut safeguards to methane pollution
This proposal is the latest attack on environmental protections by the Trump administration, which has sought to reverse
Monday, February 12, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Interior guts important environmental protections on methane
Today, the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management announced a new methane waste rule to replace its own regulations that went into effect only about one year ago.
Monday, February 12, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Trump infrastructure and budget plans deliver a Valentine to polluters
President Trump’s infrastructure and budget proposals are essentially Valentine’s gifts to oil, gas, coal and other extractive interests.
Monday, February 12, 2018 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Trump says “Be Mine” to fossil fuel interests via infrastructure scheme and budget
Not only do oil, gas, coal and other fossil fuel interests stand to benefit from Trump’s latest proposals in the form of relaxed regulations and priority status afforded to their operations on public lands, but a provision in the infrastructure plan will give Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke the sole authority to approve oil and gas pipelines through national parks.
Friday, February 9, 2018 | By Douglas Rader | Comments Off on Plastic trash is killing coral reefs. Here’s how we can still save our oceans.
Better fisheries management will strengthen the health of coral reef ecosystems that now – more than ever before – desperately need our help.