Policy

Environmental Impact Gets No Real Consideration Under New Proposed Rule

Environmental Impact Gets No Real Consideration Under New Proposed Rule

— Public oversight and transparency – the statute’s core purpose - will be gutted in 50 year old environmental law.
Audubon: Congress Must Pass New Bird Protection Bill

Audubon: Congress Must Pass New Bird Protection Bill

— Bird Emergency Requires Urgent Action
Conservation Groups Intervene to Defend Sage-Grouse Rules Opposed by Trump Administration

Conservation Groups Intervene to Defend Sage-Grouse Rules Opposed by Trump Administration

— The National Audubon Society, The Wilderness Society and Democracy Forward Submit New Legal Filing to Defend Crucial Cons
Candidates Are Promising to End Federal Oil and Gas Leasing. But Can They?

Candidates Are Promising to End Federal Oil and Gas Leasing. But Can They?

— The answers aren’t clear, and neither are the politics.
New Legislation Is a Welcome Start to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Public Lands

New Legislation Is a Welcome Start to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Public Lands

— The bill represents the first effort by Congress to strive for carbon neutrality on public lands.
Audubon Applauds Advance of Wildlife Recovery Bill by House Committee

Audubon Applauds Advance of Wildlife Recovery Bill by House Committee

— Bipartisan legislation will benefit birds, other wildlife, and communities
Wyoming Just Protected Sage-Grouse. We need Colorado to keep doing the same.

Wyoming Just Protected Sage-Grouse. We need Colorado to keep doing the same.

— Governor Gordon’s executive order sets an example that other states should follow.
Colorado’s Executive Order Benefits More than Big Game

Colorado’s Executive Order Benefits More than Big Game

— Governor Jared Polis’s wildlife executive order is a win for Colorado’s birds.
Summer Actions for Colorado’s Rivers

Summer Actions for Colorado’s Rivers

— July 2019 Western Water Newsletter
New Report Finds Increased Oil and Gas Leasing and Drilling in Priority Sage-Grouse Habitat

New Report Finds Increased Oil and Gas Leasing and Drilling in Priority Sage-Grouse Habitat

— Despite a formal directive to keep leasing, drilling outside sage-grouse habitat, federal agencies have pushed to develop in priority habitat.