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1/31/2017

What’s at stake if Congress cuts methane regs

In the 1880s, farmers on Colorado’s Front Range got fired up about— what else? Water. Their irrigation water came from Clear Creek, a stream that gets its start up on the Continental Divide, then...

1/11/2017

Decision on grizzlies delayed; 100 killed over 2 years

BILLINGS — A deluge of opposition from dozens of American Indian tribes, conservation groups and some scientists is tying up a decision on lifting protections for more than 700 grizzly bears in...

1/04/2017

Lawsuit against Santa Fe National Forest travel management plan thrown out

SANTA FE N.M. (KRQE) – The U.S. District Court has thrown out a lawsuit from an off-roading organization against the Santa Fe National Forest.

The ATV group was fighting the forest...

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Press Releases

Press Releases

2/23/2017

Idaho Settlement Ensures Notification for Wildlife Killing Contests on BLM Lands (News Release 2/23/17)

Cruel, Unethical Competitions Stopped for Last Two Years

Yesterday, the Federal District Court of Idaho approved a settlement agreement between six conservation groups and the Bureau of Land Management ensuring public...

2/21/2017

Environmental groups challenge Ecology’s new permits for industrial dairies (News Release 2/21/17)

On Feb. 17, 2017, a coalition of environmental groups filed an...

2/10/2017

Lawsuit Spurs Forest Service to Ensure Safe Passage for Bull Trout (News Release 2/10/17)

Payette National Forest will assess how to protect bull trout critical habitat from motorized use

In response to a lawsuit filed by WildEarth Guardians, represented by the Western Environmental Law Center, the Payette National Forest in west central Idaho is reconsidering how it...

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