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[1THING] Blog: Archive for June, 2016

[ Interior Department closes egregious loophole on coal, oil and gas royalty valuation ]

Anastasia Greene

Today the Department of Interior announced its final guidelines to ensure that the American public receives its fair share from oil, gas and coal

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[ New campaign fights special interests that are trying to privatize America’s national parks, forests and natural heritage ]

Kate Mackay

Today, The Wilderness Society launched OurWild, a campaign to engage Americans in the effort to protect our national parks, forests, deserts and wildlife refuges. 

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[ Wildlife refuges under attack: 3 examples of recent onslaught ]

National wildlife refuges are some of our most accessible public lands, and some of the least appreciated.

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[ A bright spot amid Brexit? Growing momentum for global climate action. ]

The broad-based approach of the Paris Agreement has made the politics of climate change much more resilient than before.

     
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[ US, Canada, and Mexico take bold actions to advance clean energy and meet climate goals ]

Stacy Miller
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[ BLM policies favor oil and gas above all other uses of public lands ]

Anastasia Greene

The Bureau of Land Management’s current approach to managing our public lands is allowing companies to lease most of America’s public lands for oil and gas development – with ov

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[ No Exit: Fixing the BLM’s Indiscriminate Energy Leasing ]

Jun 28, 2016

This report describes how the U.S. government agency that oversees 700 million subsurface acres of oil and gas resources on nearly 250 million acres of public lands is saddled with outdated and unbalanced policies, often contradicting its own mandate to manage the land for multiple uses.

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[ Is Alaska, another oil state, the next frontier for climate action? ]

I was not surprised when I looked out the airplane window and saw rows of wind turbines spinning against majestic, snow-covered mountains.

     
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[ No exit: How our public lands are fated for oil and gas development ]

The “No Exit” report shows that regardless of conservation value or potential energy resources, the Bureau of Land Management automatically places our public lands on the highway to oi

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[ First national park unit for LGBT Americans makes history today ]

Michael Reinemer

The Wilderness Society commends the Obama Administration for making history today with the establishment of the Stonewall National Monument in New York City.  The legacy of Stonewall Inn and nearby Christopher Park is a part of the push for human and civil rights in the United States.

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