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Wolverines will be reconsidered for protection under the Endangered Species Act! Only 250-300 remain in the wild.

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We protected clean water from coal mine pollution in Montana! We stopped toxic metals from being dumped into waterways!

State oil and gas rules are falling short to control methane waste on public lands.

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Idaho Settlement Ensures Notification for Wildlife Killing Contests on BLM Lands (News Release 2/23/17)

Cruel, Unethical Competitions Stopped for Last Two Years

Yesterday, the Federal District Court of Idaho approved a settlement agreement between six conservation groups and the Bureau of Land Management ensuring public...

Environmental groups challenge Ecology’s new permits for industrial dairies (News Release 2/21/17)

On Feb. 17, 2017, a coalition of environmental groups filed an...

Lawsuit Spurs Forest Service to Ensure Safe Passage for Bull Trout (News Release 2/10/17)

Payette National Forest will assess how to protect bull trout critical habitat from motorized use

In response to a lawsuit filed by WildEarth Guardians, represented by the Western Environmental Law Center, the Payette National Forest in west central Idaho is reconsidering how it...

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