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Finally! A Victory for Public Lands!

1/23/2009 // By Lisa Eadens

We’ve waited a long time for a significant victory for our public lands… Over the last five years, it’s been one thing after another threatening to take the character and beauty from our public lands. From fossil fuel development occurring […] Read more >

Video: What’s Happening To Our Public Lands

10/15/2008 // By Shreema Mehta

We can read report after report on how dirty energy development threatens wildlife across the West–but sometimes it helps to see it for ourselves. That’s why I want to encourage you to check out these new short videos from National […] Read more >

Why Developing Oil Shale Gets Us Nowhere

9/24/2008 // By Dominique Burgunder-Johnson

New Proposed Fuel Source Increases Threat to Wildlife, Public Lands and Water Drilling for oil and natural gas, and mining for coal, has already taken a dramatic toll on our country’s public lands, wildlife habitat and natural resources. Now Congress […] Read more >

For People and Wildlife, There’s Only One Answer to Secure Our Energy Future

9/14/2008 // By Dominique Burgunder-Johnson

In the coming days, Congress begins voting on a new set of energy bills that if passed will be detrimental for wildlife and the natural resources we all depend on. The new package of energy legislation under consideration has come […] Read more >

Enough Already With All the Fossil Foolery

7/17/2008 // By Dominique Burgunder-Johnson

New Offshore Drilling Won’t Dig Us Out of the Hole So, big oil and friends are at it again: doing what they can to keep us hooked on fossil fuels for as long as possible. President Bush’s announcement on Monday […] Read more >

Bush Admin Gives Big Oil “Blank Check to Harass the Polar Bear”

6/16/2008 // By Miles Grant

From the Associated Press: Less than a month after declaring polar bears a threatened species because of global warming, the Bush administration is giving oil companies permission to annoy and potentially harm them in the pursuit of oil and natural […] Read more >

House Energy Vote Approaches

7/31/2007 // By Kristin Johnson

A few weeks ago, the U.S. Senate passed their version of an Energy Bill, drawing up a blueprint for America’s energy use in the coming year. Now the House of Representatives is working on their Energy Independence Package, and staffers […] Read more >

Senate Energy Bill: “The First Step”

6/14/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Yesterday began with the environmental community’s less than favorite Senator, Jim “Hoax” Inhofe, proposing an amendment to require oil companies to build more refineries. (Nothing quite like requiring more oil infrastructure to keep us, entrenched in an oil economy). The […] Read more >

SOTU ’07–A “Global Climate Change” Nod

1/23/2007 // By Kristin Johnson

Exerpt from the energy portion of President George Bush’s State of the Union address tonight: Extending hope and opportunity depends on a stable supply of energy that keeps America’s economy running and America’s environment clean. For too long our Nation […] Read more >

Arctic Safe and Sound?

11/30/2006 // By Jackie Feinberg

It looks like even our favorite Hulk-tie-wearing Senator has acknowledged that opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling will become even more difficult with the newly elected Democratic majority… ANWR’s future is fuzzy in light of new majority […] Read more >