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Derek Red Arrow Frank joins WELC board of directors

The Western Environmental Law Center, a nonprofit public-interest environmental law firm, is proud to announce the addition of Derek Red Arrow Frank to its board of directors. Derek is an enrolled member of the Nez Perce Tribe and an attorney with the law firm of...

WELC congratulates board member Cliff Villa on appointment to EPA

The Western Environmental Law Center is delighted to congratulate board member Cliff Villa on his appointment as a senior advisor to the Environmental Protection Agency Office of Land and Emergency Management. Professor Villa has built a career fighting for...

Groups petition state to revoke Bull Mountains Mine permit 

Conservation groups have formally petitioned the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to revoke Signal Peak Energy’s permit for the Bull Mountains Mine north of Billings. Montana Environmental Information Center, Sierra Club, WildEarth Guardians, Northern...

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