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Forest Service Proceeds with Plans to Remove Roadless Protections for Tongass National Forest

Forest Service Proceeds with Plans to Remove Roadless Protections for Tongass National Forest

— Agency ignores importance of old-growth trees for birds, fish, and local communities.
New Legislation Would Protect Public Input and Hold Oil and Gas Drillers Accountable

New Legislation Would Protect Public Input and Hold Oil and Gas Drillers Accountable

— Two bills introduced by Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) increase accountability for oil and gas companies that walk away from their wells and ensure public oversight.
Administration Relaxes Rules for Oil and Gas Drilling in National Forests

Administration Relaxes Rules for Oil and Gas Drilling in National Forests

— Proposed rule cuts the public out of oil and gas leasing decisions for National Forests.
Audubon Study Confirms Solar Is a Major Economic Driver in South Carolina

Audubon Study Confirms Solar Is a Major Economic Driver in South Carolina

— Audubon South Carolina's newly commissioned report shows that the solar energy industry has a $1.5 billion impact in the state.
Converse County Oil and Gas Project Poses Serious Threats to Raptors, Sage-Grouse

Converse County Oil and Gas Project Poses Serious Threats to Raptors, Sage-Grouse

— Conservation groups protest plan to build 5,000 new wells in critical wildlife habitat.
Lawsuit Fights Administration's Plan to Open 18 Million Acres of  Western Arctic to Oil and Gas Drilling

Lawsuit Fights Administration's Plan to Open 18 Million Acres of Western Arctic to Oil and Gas Drilling

— Environmental groups head to court to fight energy development plan that will damage pristine wilderness and critical habitat and deepen the climate crisis.
Senate Report Warns of Perils of Ignoring Science on Climate Change

Senate Report Warns of Perils of Ignoring Science on Climate Change

— Senate Special Committee on the Climate Crisis calls for investing in a cleaner future in a post-COVID world
Audubon: “All-hands-on-deck to defend the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.”

Audubon: “All-hands-on-deck to defend the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.”

— Audubon files federal lawsuit to stop the administration’s efforts to drill in the Refuge.
Louisiana Announces First-Ever Climate Goals

Louisiana Announces First-Ever Climate Goals

— Governor John Bel Edwards sets targets for reducing carbon emissions and establishes resilience strategies across state government.
Victory! Federal Judge Rules Administration’s Bird-Killing Policy is Illegal

Victory! Federal Judge Rules Administration’s Bird-Killing Policy is Illegal

— Today’s ruling makes it clear that the administration must halt its attempt to roll back the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.