Protecting Lynx Habitat in the Rio Grande National Forest

Protecting Lynx Habitat in Colorado’s Rio Grande National Forest The U.S. Forest Service has proposed a timber sale on the Conejos Peak Ranger District of the Rio Grande National Forest. Quizzically, the Forest Service will not publicly identify specific areas...

New Mexico Wetland Jewels

New Mexico Wetland Jewels We’re undertaking a project with Amigos Bravos to identify critical wetland jewels in the Carson and Santa Fe National Forests of New Mexico. This will help forest managers prioritize protection of these areas that provide important...

Protecting the Santa Fe National Forest from Fracking

Protecting the Santa Fe National Forest from Fracking Despite more than a hundred protests from citizens and organizations, The Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service auctioned 20,000 acres of the Santa Fe National Forest for fracking. The lease sales...

Speeding the Transition From Coal in the Southwest

Speeding the Transition From Coal in the Southwest Coal is the dirtiest fossil fuel on earth. The life-cycle of coal – from mining to combustion to disposal of coal waste – creates significant land, water, and air pollution, which in turn cause...

Protecting Mexican Wolves

Protecting Mexican Wolves – Endangered Species Act Case Mexican gray wolves belong to one of the smallest, rarest, and most genetically distinct subspecies of gray wolf. In 1976, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service first listed the Mexican wolf as a protected...

VICTORY! Stopping the Piñon Pipeline

VICTORY! Stopping the Piñon Pipeline in New Mexico Based on our advocacy efforts, community opposition and economics, Saddle Butte San Juan, LLC, which had proposed the Piñon Gathering System Project, withdrew its application, effectively killing the Piñon Pipeline...

San Juan Generating Station Air Pollution Challenge

San Juan Generating Station Air Pollution Challenge Commissioned in 1973, the San Juan Generating Station (SJGS), a coal-fired power plant in northeast New Mexico, is one of America’s largest single sources of harmful air pollutants including nitrogen oxides and...

VICTORY! Navajo Coal Mine Expansion Challenge

VICTORY! Navajo Coal Mine Expansion Challenge Coal is the dirtiest fossil fuel on earth. The life-cycle of coal – from mining to combustion to disposal of coal waste – creates significant land, water, and air pollution, which in turn cause environmental...