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Court Rejects Plan to Expand New Mexico Coal Mine!

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Our work led to a court order for BLM to re-evaluate recreational shooting in Sonoran Desert National Monument!

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Timber industry drops appeal of rare species protections on federal land in Northwest!

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We value wild lands that sustain all life and provide opportunities for recreation and solitude.

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We protect communities from dangerous oil and gas development.

WATER IS LIFE

We advocate to restore wild salmon runs, native forests, and clean drinking water.

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Statement on Passing of Scott Reed

 

Free Event: Methane Emissions in the Four Corners 

Discussion led by WELC Executive Director, Erik Schlenker-Goodrich and WELC Senior Policy Advisor, Tom Singer

June 7, 11am in Santa Fe, New Mexico

At the Collected Works Bookstore

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Yakima Valley Private Well Test Results Revealed (KNDO NBC 5/19/15)

Clean water is vital to our health and the Lower Valley's agriculture-based economy. That's why dozens of landowners there agreed to have their wells tested for Nitrates.

Water is...

LNG opponents urge Gov. Brown to take a leadership role on controversial gas export terminals (Portland Oregonian 5/27/15)

In the decade-long fight over proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals in Oregon, the state leader who has said the least may now matter most:

Gov. Kate Brown.

Oregon rancher refuses to allow natural gas pipeline on property (Portland Business Journal 5/26/15)

Bill Gow is a retired iron worker who began buying land in Douglas County near Coos Bay for Gow Ranch in the late 1980s.

Today, he raises beef as well as timber on a 2,000-acre ranch that...

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