Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: public lands

Carl Pope: Why Donald Trump is going after our national monuments

Under Trump’s instructions, his cabinet has bountifully rewarded the patron’s favorite clients with sparkling rewards.

Groups challenge fracking plan for Ohio’s only national forest

The Wayne is Ohio's only national forest and it belongs to the people and should be preserved for generations to come.

Public lands and waters ‘for sale’ at US Dept. of Interior

"Secretary Zinke is meeting almost exclusively with fossil fuel lobbyists, ignoring the voices of people in this country."

2.7 million people want national monuments to remain protected

The public overwhelmingly supports public lands and oceans.

Trump’s plan to dismantle national monuments comes with steep cultural and...

The Trump administration will review the status of The Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, one of the country’s most significant cultural sites.

Trump to launch unprecedented attack on national monuments

No president has ever attempted to withdraw a monument named by a predecessor.

Tracking the numerous tactics used to attack environmental protections around the...

A recent study published by the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution finds that laws designed to protect the environment and biodiversity from the harmful impacts of human activities are under assault around the globe.

15 lawmakers plotting to privatize America’s public lands

With the West already losing to development one football field's worth of natural areas every two and a half minutes, these shared lands are more important than ever.

After protests, Republicans pull bill that would privatize public lands

Unfortunately we can’t take a lot of time to celebrate the victory, as Rep. Chaffetz has other plans for legislation that affects public lands.

Republicans move to sell off 3.3 million acres of public land

A bill introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz last week proposes to sell 3.3 million acres of federal land in 10 different states.

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Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Los Angeles school board commits to renewable energy after months of grassroots campaigning

"This 100% Clean Energy school district commitment demonstrates what can happen when students, parents, teachers and school district leaders work to move the needle on climate."
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.