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REJECT TRUMP’S ANTI-PUBLIC LANDS INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

Target: Colorado’s Senators Action: Call Colorado’s Senators and tell them to reject Trump’s infrastructure plan. Reach Senator Gardner at (970) 245-9553 and Senator Bennet at (970) 241-6631. Key Messages: I am upset and disappointed that Trump’s plan for improving our nation’s infrastructure would sacrifice environmental safety and public health. Please vote against any proposal that would weaken the public’s voice in making sure our natural resources are protected. Trump’s infrastructure plan would allow oil and gas pipelines to be built through National Parks. Please do not prioritize big oil at the expense of our national [...]

REJECT TRUMP’S ANTI-PUBLIC LANDS INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN2020-02-26T22:32:21+00:00

PROTECT THE BLM’S METHANE WASTE PREVENTION RULE

Target: Secretary Zinke Action: Click here to submit your comments to Secretary Zinke Key Messages: More than $330 million worth of natural gas is wasted on public and tribal lands each year. Taxpayers could lose out on $800 million in royalties over the next decade because of venting and flaring natural gas, according to a Western Values Project report. This doesn’t include leaks. 75% of registered voters in Western states support cutting natural gas waste on public lands, according to a 2017 poll by Colorado College’s State of the Rockies Project. Major western papers love it. [...]

PROTECT THE BLM’S METHANE WASTE PREVENTION RULE2020-02-26T22:42:38+00:00

TELL THE BLM TO STOP THEIR SHAM PLANNING PROCESS AND LET THE COURTS DECIDE

Target: Bureau of Land Management Action: Submit your comments below Tell the BLM it’s premature and irresponsible to move forward with management planning for reduced Bears Ears and Grand Staircase boundaries In December, President Donald Trump dismantled Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, eliminating 2 million acres of public land protections. Now, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is moving forward with creating land-use management plans, using the diminished monument boundaries. Trump's Proclamations 9681 and 9682 are currently subjects of ongoing legal challenges and could be overturned by the courts. Until the courts have [...]

TELL THE BLM TO STOP THEIR SHAM PLANNING PROCESS AND LET THE COURTS DECIDE2020-02-26T22:45:49+00:00

PROTECT THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE FROM OIL AND GAS DRILLING

Target: Secretary Ryan Zinke Action: Submit your comments below Deadline: June 20, 2018 It’s hard to imagine a place more special or deserving of being left on its own than the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), Unfortunately, the Department of Interior has began the process of opening the Coastal Plain of the Arctic Refuge to oil and gas leasing. The information gathered during this first comment period will inform the final decision on whether to open the Refuge to oil and gas leasing. Please take action now to protect the Arctic. 1. Enter your information, [...]

PROTECT THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE FROM OIL AND GAS DRILLING2020-02-26T22:46:24+00:00
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