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REMOVE ANTI-PUBLIC LANDS EXTREMIST WILLIAM PERRY PENDLEY FROM THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Target: Senator Cory Gardner Action: Tell Sen. Gardner to call for Pendley to be removed from office   There’s a fox guarding the henhouse at the Bureau of Land Management. Acting BLM director William Perry Pendley is an ardent advocate for selling off our public lands, espouses radical anti-science and anti-conservation positions, has a web of connections to corporate polluters, and has a history of bigoted actions, among many other reasons he must be immediately removed from his position. Not only is Pendley unfit and unconfirmable, he likely is serving illegally as acting director of [...]

REMOVE ANTI-PUBLIC LANDS EXTREMIST WILLIAM PERRY PENDLEY FROM THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT2020-08-29T01:48:55+00:00

PROTECT NEPA FROM TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ATTACKS!

Target: U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner Action: Ask our senators to protect NEPA   On June 4, President Trump issued an Executive Order that directs federal agencies to circumvent the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in order to fast-track damaging projects on our public lands. The Order requires the Interior Department and other federal agencies to claim unprecedented emergency powers to speed up oil and gas drilling, pipeline infrastructure and other projects, by minimizing or eliminating environmental review. This is the latest example of the Trump administration exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to sideline [...]

PROTECT NEPA FROM TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ATTACKS!2020-08-28T17:37:54+00:00

KEEP E-BIKES OFF NON-MOTORIZED TRAILS!

Target: Interior Secretary David Bernhardt Action: Oppose the BLM’s proposed rule to expand e-bike use in the backcountry - comments due June 9   The Department of the Interior is proposing to allow motorized mountain bikes, also known as e-bikes or eMTBs, on backcountry trails on our public lands - trails that human-powered recreationists such as mountain bikers and hikers have worked to keep non-motorized. This change threatens not only wildlife but also decades of collaborative efforts to designate quality, non-motorized trail opportunities in our local communities, and on public lands across the West. Please [...]

KEEP E-BIKES OFF NON-MOTORIZED TRAILS!2020-06-23T17:43:01+00:00

TELL OUR SENATORS TO OPPOSE BAILOUTS FOR CORPORATE POLLUTERS!

Target: U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner Action: Tell our elected officials in the Senate to halt senseless fossil fuel bailouts   As our communities face the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s becoming increasingly clear that we need to focus our limited resources on those whose needs are greatest. Unfortunately, the Trump administration is providing bailouts for the fossil fuel industry in the name of Covid-19 relief, including financial assistance and relaxing regulations that protect the public interest. Citing the pandemic, the Department of the Interior (DOI) just released guidance encouraging oil and gas companies to [...]

TELL OUR SENATORS TO OPPOSE BAILOUTS FOR CORPORATE POLLUTERS!2020-06-19T17:09:24+00:00

TELL SENATOR GARDNER TO REJECT THE CONSTANT ATTACKS ON OUR PUBLIC LANDS

Target: Senator Cory Gardner Action: Call Senator Gardner and ask him to stand up for public lands. Specifically, he should speak out against William Perry Pendley's temporary appointment to head the Bureau of Land Management. Action: Send a letter to Cory Gardner Senator Gardner:  (202) 224-5941 (D.C.).   Key Messages I am calling to ask Senator Gardner to oppose William Perry Pendley's temporary appointment to head the Bureau of Land Management. Pendley has an outrageous anti-public lands track record, including: He repeatedly sued the Interior Department on behalf of those seeking to weaken environmental protections. [...]

TELL SENATOR GARDNER TO REJECT THE CONSTANT ATTACKS ON OUR PUBLIC LANDS2020-06-19T17:10:44+00:00
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