Protect public lands and species from oil & gas lease sales

Protect public lands and species from oil & gas lease sales

Oil and gas lease sales have resumed. Here are our resources you can use to submit your protests to the upcoming sales.

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Call On Your Senators To Stay Strong And Reform The Oil And Gas Program

Call On Your Senators To Stay Strong And Reform The Oil And Gas Program

We have joined our friends at The Wilderness Society in calling for federal leasing reform. Take action and send your letter to Senators Bennet and Hickenlooper.

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Letter: Big Oil is to blame for high gas prices, not Biden

Letter: Big Oil is to blame for high gas prices, not Biden

Today, we joined 20 other national and state-based conservation and advocacy groups to send a letter to President Biden urging his administration to continue to resist efforts by the oil lobby and its allies in Congress to needlessly lease more public lands fo...

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No Lease Sales in the First Quarter of 2022

No Lease Sales in the First Quarter of 2022

The upcoming federal oil and gas lease sales have been delayed as the Interior Department decides how to weigh the climate impacts of the sales.  The delay comes as a U.S. district court in Louisiana and the administration debate how to properly evaluate the ...

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Leading Conservation Groups Launch ‘The Coalition for Oil and Gas Reform,’ Urging Reform Before Oil and Gas Lease Sales Resume

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, abby@team-arc.com (WASHINGTON, DC) — Today, leading national and western-based environment...

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Federal District Court Judge Overturns Oil & Gas Lease Sales on Public Lands in Southwest Colorado

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 &amp...

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All’s Well That Ends Wells – A look back at oil and gas in 2021

All’s Well That Ends Wells – A look back at oil and gas in 2021

Phew! 2021 was a bit of a whirlwind when it came to oil and gas leasing. Here’s what happened: Right at the beginning of the year, we had a significant win here in Colorado when new regulations for oil and gas development increased protection of 12.7 mil...

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Federal Judge Overturns Oil, Gas Lease Sales on 58,000 Acres of Public Lands in Colorado

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...

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Lunch and Learn: Celebrate CO’s Precedent Setting Wildlife Protections, Feb 11

Lunch and Learn: Celebrate CO’s Precedent Setting Wildlife Protections, Feb 11

In Colorado, we love wildlife and we show it. In mid-January new rules regulating oil and gas development in Colorado went into effect. Join us on Thursday, February 11th at Noon Mountain Time to learn about how these rules protect the wildlife we love — inc...

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COGCC Story Map Media Kit

COGCC Story Map Media Kit

Please use the following tools to help guide your social media and marketing for the COGCC Story Map. Feel free to personalize and share your own stories, photos, experiences, and connections to the species and wild places mentioned. The only thing that we ask...

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