Environmentalists Challenge 121 Oil Leases Near Dinosaur National Monument

By: Amanda Pampuro, Courthouse News September 28, 2018 Four environmental groups sued Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday to protect the two-state Dinosaur National Monument from increased air pollution from oil and gas drilling. Established in 1915, the...

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Lawsuit Challenges Oil and Gas Lease Sales on Public Lands in Colorado & Utah

Development of the Leases Threatens Public Health and Nearby Dinosaur National Monument FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 27, 2018 Media Contacts: Matthew Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild, (303) 579-5162, matt@rockymountainwild.org Diana Dascalu-Joffe, Center for B...

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Colorado denies license for Paradox uranium mill

Colorado denies license for Paradox uranium mill

Judge says Piñon Ridge plan threatens environment; company not giving up By: Jim Mimiaga, The Journal April 27, 2018 Colorado has revoked a radioactive materials license for the proposed Piñon Ridge uranium mill near the Dolores River after a court ruling re...

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Groups Battle Over Threatened Jumping Mouse

Groups Battle Over Threatened Jumping Mouse

By: Cooper McKim, Wyoming Public Media November 13, 2017 The Center for Biological Diversity and Rocky Mountain Wild, both conservation groups, filed a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to continue protections of the Preble’s Meadow Jumping...

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PRESS RELEASE: Petition Filed to Maintain Jumping Mouse’s Endangered Species Protection

PRESS RELEASE: Petition Filed to Maintain Jumping Mouse’s Endangered Species Protection

Property-rights Group Continues Bogus Effort to Delist Tiny Mouse FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 9, 2017 Media Contacts: Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, ngreenwald@biologicaldiversity.org Megan Mueller, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-704-9760, mega...

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PRESS RELEASE: Trump pushes coal mining in roadless forest days after repudiating Paris climate agreement

Forest Service Pushes to Maine Next to West Elk Wilderness, Giving Arch Coal Access to More than 17 Million Tons of Coal For Immediate Release: June 8, 2017 Contacts: Matt Reed, High Country Conservation Advocates, matt@hccacb.org, (970) 349-7104 Allison Melto...

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Federal court rules wildflowers in Colorado and Utah must be protected

The court ruling protects the Graham’s beardtongue and the White River beardtongue By: Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post October 26, 2016 A federal court in Denver has ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must reinstate a 2013 proposal to protec...

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Press Release: Court Declares Fish and Wildlife Service Failed to Protect Rare Colorado, Utah Wildflowers Threatened by Oil Shale Mining

Press Release: Court Declares Fish and Wildlife Service Failed to Protect Rare Colorado, Utah Wildflowers Threatened by Oil Shale Mining

For Immediate Release: 10/27/2016 Contact: Robin Cooley, Earthjustice, (303) 996-9611 Chris Eaton, Earthjustice, (303) 996-9616 Megan Mueller, Rocky Mountain Wild, (303) 704-9760 Taylor McKinnon, Center for Biological Diversity, (801) 300-2414 Laura Welp, West...

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