Tag: public lands
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.
House quietly shifts federal policy making it easier to sell off...
"Public lands are worth far more than any short-term profits that these corporations will get."
5 Endangered Species Dependent on Public Lands for Survival
These are only five of the thousands of threatened and endangered species reliant on our nation's public lands.
Prevent America’s public lands from being sold to the highest bidder
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‘Nail in the Coffin’: Obama to Halt New Coal Mining Leases...
"The only safe place for coal in the 21st century is deep underground—these reforms will help keep more of it there."