Thursday, September 21, 2017 | By Matt Tresaugue | No Comments
As federal and state agencies failed to monitor air pollution after Hurricane Harvey, we measured and mapped a leaking carcinogen in real time.
Thursday, September 21, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | No Comments
Thursday, September 21, 2017
To celebrate the two-year anniversary of the sage grouse conservation plans – the largest landscape-level conservation effort ever undertaken that involved years of collaboration and hard work by 11 western states and their governors, multiple federal agencies and stakeholders throughout t
Monday, September 18, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on New report shines spotlight on important wild lands that must be protected
A new report released today by The Wilderness Society raises the alarm about wild lands threatened by extractive industries eager to exploit the resources on or underneath them, including oil, gas and coal.
Monday, September 18, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on The list is out: Trump administration wants to gut protections for these public lands
We finally have a list of some of the places where the Trump administration will move to roll back protections under its “review” of wildlands and cultural sites protected by the Antiquities Act.
Monday, September 18, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Petition to Interior Department: Public lands deserve more than just drilling
The Wilderness Society joined with other stakeholders on September 14 to file a petition requesting the Interior Department and Bureau of Land Management update how they manage oil and gas leasing on public lands.
Sunday, September 17, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Secretary Zinke recommends gutting natural wonders
Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society, responded to reporting by the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that the Trump administration rollback protections and significantly alter numerous nat
Friday, September 15, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Q&A on Trump administration efforts to open Arctic Refuge to oil exploration
Friday, September 15, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Secretary Zinke order on hunting and fishing is a red herring
Friday, September 15, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Late-night Interior Department order seeks to shortcut environmental reviews
Heading into last week’s Labor Day weekend the Interior Department quietly issued a Secretarial Order that radically alt
Friday, September 15, 2017 | By The Wilderness Society | Comments Off on Hope: Bipartisan support for measure to keep public lands in public hands
An amendment that would prohibit funding for land seizures against the public interest, didn’t pass, but it did highlight a growing insurgency that rejects the Trump-era political emphasis on seizing wildlands for state, private or industrial enrichment.