On March 13, 2023, Wilderness Workshop and Rocky Mountain Wild filed a lawsuit in Federal Court in Washington D.C., asking for a ruling overturning the White River National Forest’s Record of Decision for the Berlaimont Estates Road Improvement Project.
Category: Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE: Wilderness Workshop and Rocky Mountain Wild file litigation to stop the Berlaimont Estates Access Road
PRESS RELEASE: Irresponsible Operators: New interactive map shows inadequate financial assurance plans from dozens of oil and gas companies
Rocky Mountain Wild released Irresponsible Operators, a new statewide mapping project showing that dozens of Colorado's oil and gas producers are skirting new financial assurance laws that Governor Jared Polis once referred to as the strongest in the nation.
PRESS RELEASE: Celebrating 50 Years of Endangered Species Act Success
Conservation and wildlife advocacy groups are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Endangered Species Act this year, commemorating five decades of effective and crucial protection for imperiled animals and plants.
PRESS RELEASE: COGCC’s “Strongest in the Nation” Financial Assurance Rules Being Tested by K.P. Kauffman
Earthworks and Rocky Mountain Wild released an interactive map that shows the location and production of K.P. Kauffman 1,206 wells, and the location of the 279 spills it has had since 2020.
PRESS RELEASE: Court Again Rejects Village at Wolf Creek Development Proposal
A Federal District Court Thursday once again rejected plans by the would-be developers of the Village at Wolf Creek to gain access across National Forest lands for the ill-conceived project.
Leading Conservation Groups Launch ‘The Coalition for Oil and Gas Reform,’ Urging Reform Before Oil and Gas Lease Sales Resume
Coalition pushes Interior Department to act quickly to implement the reforms outlined in its report For Immediate Release: February 14, 2022Contact: Abby Grehlinger, email@example.com (WASHINGTON, DC) — Today, leading national and western-based environment...
Federal District Court Judge Overturns Oil & Gas Lease Sales on Public Lands in Southwest Colorado
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2022 CONTACTS: Megan Mueller, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-704-9760Hilary Cooper, San Miguel Co. Commissioner, 970-728-3844Jimbo Buickerood, San Juan Citizens Alliance, 970-259-3583 Federal District Court Judge Overturns Oil &...
Groups sue over plan to poison prairie dogs and eliminate black-footed ferret habitat on Thunder Basin National Grassland
Western Watersheds Project, Rocky Mountain Wild, and WildEarth Guardians filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service that challenges a plan amendment for the Thunder Basin National Grassland in northeast Wyoming. The agency’s plan ramps up eradication ...
Federal Judge Overturns Oil, Gas Lease Sales on 58,000 Acres of Public Lands in Colorado
A federal judge late Tuesday overturned the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s decision to lease 58,000 acres of public land in western Colorado for oil and gas extraction, agreeing with conservation groups that fracking and drilling will worsen air quality in...
PRESS RELEASE: Rocky Mountain Wild Releases Research and Online Tool Showing Interior Department’s Destruction of Wildlife Corridors
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE: Thursday, February 6, 2020CONTACT: Erin McCann303-746-2365 Launch Marks Two-Year Anniversary of DOI Order Promising to Protect Wildlife Corridors DENVER – Today, Rocky Mountain Wild launched an interactive online tool that sh...