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The Fracking Boom: Do We Want to Leave Our Children an Industrialized Landscape?

Frances Beinecke | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

America has a choice to make. We can stand by and watch energy companies industrialize our beloved landscapes. Or we can create smart safeguards that hold companies accountable for pollution and put sensitive places off limits.

BLM Continues "Business as Usual" for Wild Horse Program 50 Days After Independent Report Urges New Course

Suzanne Roy | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green
Suzanne Roy

In the pubic relations world, late Friday afternoon is the time to release bad news. And the BLM's announcement is bad news indeed for wild horses and American taxpayers. Why?

Obama's Climate Action Plan: Natural Gas, Fracking, Methane and Mexico

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 07.01.2013 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

Is that the ultimate aim of the Obama administration? To continue to extract natural gas and risk producing methane, which will continue to contribute to global warming, even though our domestic need for it might plummet, so that it can exported?

Independent Scientists, American Public, Members of Congress and Celebrities to BLM: Reform Wild Horse Program

Suzanne Roy | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Suzanne Roy

This is a pivotal moment in the fight to save wild horses and burros in the West. Science is now firmly on the side of those who want the wild horses managed in the wild, not removed en masse from their homes on the range.

Facing National Scrutiny, BLM Struggles to Explain Wild Horse Program

Suzanne Roy | Posted 07.15.2013 | Green
Suzanne Roy

As the NBC story points out, even though wild horses are protected by an act of Congress, they have powerful enemies. The power of the people is what's needed now to overcome the special interests allied against America's mustangs.

Is This Federal Agency Preventing Job Growth?

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 07.09.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Leading oil industry groups said Thursday federal land managers are blocking new energy development and job creation by postponi...

Huge News For California Drilling

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 07.07.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal land managers have postponed all oil and gas lease auctions in California until October, citing budget problems and low ...

Aaron Sankin

Judge Slams Obama Administration Over Fracking In California | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.09.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -– A federal judge struck a major blow against fracking in California this week, ruling that the government was wrong to allow energy ...

BLM Digs in Heels Over Costly Approach to Wild Horses Despite Sequester

Suzanne Roy | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Suzanne Roy

If a budget is a statement of priorities, then what are we to make of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) recent decision to sign a $6 million contract with a company that provides helicopters for wild horse roundups while cutting back spending at the largest wild horse adoption facility in the country?

U.S. BLM Emphasizing 'Compassion And Concern' For Wild Horses

AP | SCOTT SONNER and MATTHEW DALY | Posted 04.03.2013 | Denver

RENO, Nev. -- The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is issuing new policy directives emphasizing "compassion and concern" for wild horses on federal land...

Contentious Horse Roundup Resumes

AP | SCOTT SONNER | Posted 01.10.2013 | Green

RENO, Nev. -- The Bureau of Land Management can resume its roundup of dozens of wild mustangs in northern Nevada, but wranglers must limit their use o...

What Happened To The Wild Horses Bought From The Gov't?

ProPublica | Dave Philipps | Posted 09.29.2012 | Denver

By Dave Philipps, ProPublica The Bureau of Land Management faced a crisis this spring. The agency protects and manages herds of wild horses tha...

Christo's 'Over The River' Project Put On Hold

AP | Posted 09.14.2012 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER -- A federal judge has ruled that the artist Christo cannot begin construction of his Arkansas River project in Colorado...

Burning Man Follows The Rules

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 09.04.2012 | San Francisco

RENO, Nev. -- A year after being placed on probation for drawing too many people, the Burning Man music and arts festival attracted crowds well within...

A Good Move for Wind

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 09.08.2012 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

As we continue to retire aging dirty coal plant after aging dirty coal plant nationwide (we just hit 112 coal plants secured to retire), we are also pushing hard to replace them with clean energy, and as little natural as possible.

Judge Sends Bush-Era Drilling Plans Back To The Drawing Board

The Colorado Independent | Posted 06.26.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: A federal judge ruled Friday that a Bush-era auction of gas leases on the Roan Plateau failed to adequ...

Dirty Business: How Unaccountable Bureaucrats Kill Clean Technology

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 05.25.2012 | Green
Robert L. Cavnar

While we fight this battle against our own government for clean energy, we are being welcomed with open arms in Russia, China, Indonesia, and Australia, all who want our technology now.

Brewer Deals Surprise Blow

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

(Adds comment from Sierra Club) By Tim Gaynor and David Schwartz PHOENIX, May 14 (Reuters) - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer...

Tim DeChristopher Appealing Prison Sentence

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 07.09.2012 | Green

DENVER (AP) — An environmental activist who disrupted an oil and gas auction for land near Utah's national parks did so in protest, bringing attenti...

Federal Fracking Regulations Cover Only A Sliver Of Land

Posted 05.09.2012 | Green

ProPublica's Lena Groeger Reports: Last week’s media coverage of the Obama administration’s newly-proposed fracking rules focused so heavily on...

Colorado Oil And Gas Land Lease Delayed

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green

PAONIA, Colo. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management is putting off plans to lease 30,000 acres for oil and gas development in Colorado's North Fork V...

WATCH: Round Up Of 'Heritage Burros' Outrages Animal Rights Activists

The Huffington Post | Cristina Costantini | Posted 04.19.2012 | Latino Voices

Animal rights activists in Southern California are speaking out against 'heritage burro' roundups, after discovering that the U.S. Bureau of Land Mana...

Is 'Over The River' Through The Woods?

Posted 03.28.2012 | Denver

Christo's 'Over The River' project just took another step forward. On Tuesday, commissioners in Fremont County approved a permit for the fabric art pr...

Christo's 'Over The River' Pushed Back Again

Posted 02.22.2012 | Denver

Fabric artist Christo is yet again pushing back the date for his "Over the River" project which proposes to hang 5.9 miles of aluminum coated fabric p...

Nevada BLM Chief: Employees Should Blow The Whistle On Mustang Abuses

AP | SCOTT SONNER | Posted 02.25.2012 | Green

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in Nevada is appealing to agency employees to step up and blow the whistle on any a...