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Advocates force BLM to improve Colorado River Valley drilling plan

The Western Environmental Law Center, Wilderness Workshop, Western Colorado Alliance, Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Sierra Club recently won an important victory in Federal District Court. The lawsuit challenged BLM’s 2015 Resource Management Plan (the...

Groups sue EPA over Los Alamos pollution

Late yesterday, clean water advocates filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to force it to address extremely high urban storm water pollution in Los Alamos County, downstream from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Urban storm water...

Staff Attorney Position (Helena, Montana)

The Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) is a high-impact, nonprofit public interest environmental law firm with a 26-year legacy of success using the power of the law to safeguard the public lands, wildlife, and communities of the American West in the face of a...

Statement: Trump administration is pro-extinction

Today, the Trump administration announced sweeping changes to the way its agencies will administer the Endangered Species Act (ESA), one of the oldest, most effective, and most widely supported environmental laws in U.S. history. These changes, which seek to...