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President Obama Should Embrace Disclosure of Climate Damage

Earthjustice | Posted 10.24.2014 | Green
Earthjustice

It should be standard procedure for the federal government to disclose and pay real attention to the costs of carbon pollution of all of their actions -- before the costs to everyone on Earth become unbearably high.

It Might Not Sound Sexy, But It's the Future of Our Public Lands

Ann Morgan | Posted 10.01.2014 | Green
Ann Morgan

These decisions are crucial to those who live in nearby communities, hunt and fish and camp on public lands, cherish and record the vast archeological resources hidden there, or make their living ranching or outfitting on public lands.

Kate Sheppard

Senators Call On Obama To Regulate Methane Emissions From Oil And Gas Development

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fifteen senators are pressing the Obama administration to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas production, arguing that addressin...

Judge To Rule Next Week On Controversial Fracking Case

AP | SCOTT SONNER | Posted 09.04.2014 | Green

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge plans to decide next week whether to block the release of oil and gas leases in Nevada that critics say will be us...

Cliven Bundy Claims Standoff Was A Spiritual Battle

AP | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy claims the April confrontation between the federal government and his armed supporters was part ...

Greenpeace Report: Obama Exporting Climate Change by Exporting Coal

Steve Horn | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

"Leasing Coal, Fueling Climate Change: How the federal coal leasing program undermines President Obama's Climate Plan" tackles the dark underbelly of a rule that only polices coal downstream at the power plant level and largely ignores the upstream and global impacts of coal production at-large.

Burrowing in on Wild Horse and Burro Management

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 09.13.2014 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

The government has been rounding up and removing horses and burros, ostensibly to control these wild populations and minimize their ecological impact. In the process, the feds have been building a captive equine population now in the tens of thousands, at short-term and long-term holding facilities.

It Could Be Worse, It Could Be China

Ellis Richard | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green
Ellis Richard

There is an open window for smart planning that can go a long way in protecting the values of national parks from damage caused by unplanned or badly planned oil and gas development on neighboring BLM lands. But this window won't remain open long.

Cliven Bundy Must Be Held Accountable For Standoff, Officials Say

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff's position that rancher Cliven Bundy must be held ac...

Lawsuit Seeks Details Of Standoff At Cliven Bundy's Ranch

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

By Jennifer Dobner SALT LAKE CITY, June 12 (Reuters) - An advocacy group for public employees sued the Bureau of Land Management on Th...

Creeping Bundyism: The Next BLM Showdown Could Take Place In Utah

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's war against federal officials may have suffered a racist meltdown of epic proportions, but his cause against government-...

Cliven Bundy's Clan Warns 'It's Criminal Complaint Time' Against The Feds

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his followers began their latest step against the feds on Friday. In a Thursday Facebook note, the Bundy Ranch decl...

Kate Sheppard

From Bundy To The Keystone XL: Where's The Property Rights Outrage Here?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has become something of a folk hero among the anti-government, pro-property rights crowd, thanks to his re...

Cliven Bundy and the American Police State

John W. Whitehead | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Those tempted to write off the standoff at the Bundy Ranch as little more than a show of force by militia-minded citizens would do well to reconsider their easy dismissal of this brewing rebellion.

Kate Sheppard

Democratic Congressman Wants Federal Investigation Into ALEC-Backed Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The ranking member of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation wants the Department of Inte...

'Serious Concern' For Safety As Ranchers, Militia Protest For Land Rights

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

Federal land managers say "escalating tensions" led them to release all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a r...

David Lohr

Nevada Rancher Warns Land Dispute With BLM 'Could Turn Into' Next Waco

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.11.2014 | Crime

Carol Bundy, the wife of a Nevada rancher locked in a tense standoff with federal rangers, warns the ongoing dispute could escalate to the point of a ...

Landing on Park Place Before You Pass Go

Ellis Richard | Posted 05.21.2014 | Green
Ellis Richard

While our parks may not be the total cure to our nation's fiscal challenges, these numbers show that parks are an economically powerful and positive economic engine actually helping us get our fiscal house back in order.

Wild Horses at Risk of Slaughter as BLM's Problems Worsen

Suzanne Roy | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green
Suzanne Roy

The BLM told us this could never happen, but it did. They told us they'd investigate how this happened, but they didn't. They said it would never happen again; do you trust them? You shouldn't.

Wild Horses -- Beauty and the Betrayers: Part Two

Pamela Glasner | Posted 05.03.2014 | Green
Pamela Glasner

As I have said previously, the wild horses of America's eleven western states are caught in a battle of competing interests for the land on which they...

Wild Horses - Beauty and the Betrayers (Part One)

Pamela Glasner | Posted 04.21.2014 | Impact
Pamela Glasner

Would you be surprised to learn we still have herds of wild horses roaming the American countryside? I guess I've always known it, but it's not somet...

Where Big Business Meets the BLM

Ellis Richard | Posted 03.29.2014 | Green
Ellis Richard

Public lands, most of it federally managed lands in national parks, national forests and Bureau of Land Management landscapes generate millions of dollars a year. Some of that revenue comes from outdoor recreation gear sales, including all that outdoor fashion wear.

Forgotten War Heroes This Veteran's Day

Suzanne Roy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Suzanne Roy

This Veterans Day please remember the sacrifices of all veterans, including the tens of thousands of horses who tirelessly served this country, and their descendants, who today are forgotten and literally thrown away.

Let's Be "Smart From the Start" With Solar, Wind on Public Lands

Ann Morgan | Posted 12.30.2013 | Green
Ann Morgan

They're part of what define America's outdoor heritage and fuel our outdoor recreation economy, responsible for about 6.1 million jobs and $646 billion in spending yearly. These same lands, however, also provide some of the best wind and solar resources our county has to offer.

Inspired Freedom Vanishing Art Photography Exhibit Helps to Save America's Precious Wild Horses

Zoe Helene | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Zoe Helene

If you're traveling through or live near Tulsa, Okla., in early October, you won't want to miss Kimerlee Curyl's Freedom Vanishing, a special photography exhibition in support of America's legendary wild horses.