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WELC is on a winning streak, saving wild places, wildlife, and communities across the West.

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Youths secure a big win in Washington state for our climate and for the future of our planet.

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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.

VICTORY FOR LYNX IN IDAHO!

The state needs to develop trapping restrictions to protect this rare, wild cat from being inadvertently killed.

SPECIAL REPORT

Read about the most important cases our legal team will work on this year to defend the American West's environment and communities.

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Prevent Grizzly Bears from Losing Endangered Species Act Protection!


Watch a 4-minute video that details the risks to Chaco Canyon and why this area must be protected from fracking.

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Obama Administration Sued to Protect Climate, Public Lands from Drilling and Fracking (News Release 8/25/16)

10 Million Acres Leased for Oil and Gas by Obama, Yet Climate Change Consistently Ignored

WildEarth Guardians and Physicians for Social Responsibility today filed a landmark federal lawsuit to defend our climate, our health, and American public lands from widespread oil and...

NASA Says Methane "Hot Spot" in New Mexico Linked Directly to Gas Extraction and Coal Mining (News Release 8/15/16)

Study says 250 polluters are responsible for half of the emissions causing the "hot spot"

NASA released a new study today examining what caused a methane "hot spot" to form in New Mexico. This new study of methane emissions generated by the oil and gas industry in the state's San...

Stakeholder Groups Challenge Oregon Forest Management Plan (News Release 8/9/16)

New Plan Sacrifices Clean Water, Fishing Economy, Carbon Storage, Recreational Opportunities

Late yesterday, a coalition of conservation and fishing groups challenged in the U.S. District Court in Oregon a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) forest management plan, finalized Friday...

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