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Protecting Spokane River summertime flows returns to court

Issue: When water is flowing in the Spokane River during hot summer months, should water be protected for community recreational and aesthetic use, river fish, and wildlife or should the Department of Ecology allow even more water to be taken from the river by...

Coalition fights for public access in Montana’s Crazy Mountains

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers and a coalition of concerned conservation-based groups have submitted a letter to the U.S. Forest Service summarizing the groups’ concerns over public access in the Crazy Mountains in Montana and notifying the agency of their intent...

Statement: Green New Deal a great deal for American West

The Western Environmental Law Center proudly supports the Green New Deal resolution introduced in the U.S. Congress by Senator Ed Markey, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and dozens of congressional co-sponsors. The climate crisis presents a daunting challenge...