News and Updates

News & Updates

Denise Fort joins Western Environmental Law Center board of directors

The Western Environmental Law Center, a nonprofit public-interest environmental law firm, is proud to announce the addition of former New Mexico Environmental Improvement Division head, Department of Finance and Administration Secretary, and University of New Mexico...

Legal Internship Opportunity: Helena, Montana

The Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) is accepting applications from law students currently in their second or third year of law school (2L or 3L) for a summer 2019 legal internship position in our Rocky Mountains office in Helena, Montana.  We are looking for a...

Feds’ fur export approvals violate Endangered Species Act

MISSOULA, MT. — Late Friday, a federal court in Montana ruled the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) failed to adequately protect imperiled lynx from the impacts of trapping in violation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). “We are pleased the Service must now...

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