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Wolverines will be reconsidered for protection under the Endangered Species Act! Only 250-300 remain in the wild.

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We protected clean water from coal mine pollution in Montana! We stopped toxic metals from being dumped into waterways!

State oil and gas rules are falling short to control methane waste on public lands.

This report shows why a strong federal rule is needed.

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Senate rejects bid to kill sensible BLM methane rule (News Release 5/10/17)

Senate heeds 81 percent of Westerners who support methane waste reduction

In a close vote, the Senate chose today to protect taxpayers, public health, and the environment by preserving the Bureau of Land Management methane waste rule. Today's vote reflects...

Environmental Watchdogs Fight Trump Admin for Withholding Public Information on Climate (News Release 4/25/17)

Groups Initiate Legal Process to Force Disclosure

Today the Western Environmental Law Center, on behalf of WildEarth Guardians, delivered Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management...

Federal Wildlife Killing Program Sued Over Carnivore Killing in Colorado (Press Release 4/12/17)

Lawsuit Targets Controversial Plan to Kill Black Bears, Mountain Lions in Colorado
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Defending and restoring the natural heritage of the West
Protecting and recovering wildlife indigenous to the West
Fighting dirty energy while promoting a clean, renewable energy future in the West