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First of its kind LGBTQ Outdoors Summit comes to Seattle

Anastasia Greene

The event is co-organized by Wilderness Society Recreation Policy Associate, Hannah Malvin, through her work at here and her organization Pride Outside, dedicated to providing relevant, inclusive opportunities outdoors for the LGBTQ community.

The 4 accounting tricks Pruitt used to justify EPA’s Clean Power Plan repeal

The EPA chief is turning benefits and costs upside down with the help of discredited methodologies and accounting gimmicks.

     

Postscript to Trump’s order: Congress aims killing blow at American public lands

It seems as though Rep. Rob Bishop and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke are locked in a contest to see who can author the most radical proposal to sell out our public lands to development.

Assaulting public lands, Rep. Bishop bill declares “No new parks”

Michael Reinemer

Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) has introduced a bill, H.R. 3990, that would make it harder for presidents to protect federal lands as national monuments under the Antiquities Act – and make it easier to gut protections for lands already designated as monuments.

Walmart effect: Retailers lead the way on chemical safety at a critical time

These latest actions show that toxic-free consumer products are good for business.

     

Trump’s EPA is making a reckless and damaging decision. Here’s what you need to know.

Pruitt is ignoring a groundswell of support for pollution limits that would protect our climate and save thousands of American lives.

     

DOI changes to sage grouse plans put “vital habitat at risk,” says TWS

Alex Thompson

Today, the Interior Department announced it will be working toward broad changes to the landmark sage grouse conservation plans, putting the fate of the greater sage grouse and the more than 350 species that its habitat supports at risk of survival.

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Arctic Refuge in grave jeopardy with House and Senate sneak attacks

Michael Reinemer

The U.S. House approved a budget resolution today that paves the way for drilling for oil in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Senate Budget Committee is expected to pass their resolution with a similar provision later today.

Emmer mining bill pushes sell-out agenda that favors pollution, foreign mining and private profiteering over conservation and recreation on our public lands

Michael Reinemer

In its recent report “Too Wild to Drill,” The Wilderness Society listed the Boundary Waters as one of the 15 wild areas in the U.S.

Rolling back the methane waste rule — at taxpayers’ expense — makes no sense

Michael Reinemer

The proposal to suspend the methane rule will appear in tomorrow’s Federal Register and will kick off a 30-day public comment period.