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May 25, 2016 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief

This case challenges the failure of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to reinitiate mandatory Endangered Species Act (ESA) consultation regarding a Clean Water Act (CWA) section 404 fill permit the Corps issued for a residential and resort development planned on over 12,000 acres near the San Pedro River in Benson, Arizona.

May 13, 2016 | Blog Post

Feds Should Close Loopholes, Tighten Enforcement in Methane Rule

Controlling methane emissions is a critical step toward addressing climate change, and more stringent regulations for the oil and gas industry would be a good start for public lands, taxpayers and the planet. (Spanish language version available.)

May 11, 2016 | In the News: Politico

The Forest Service's Climate Change Failure

The agency faces historic costs due to climate change. So why is it opening up land for coal mining? An op-ed by Ted Zukoski, Staff Attorney in Earthjustice's Rocky Mountain Regional Office.

March 17, 2016 | Feature

Coal's Toll on Colorado's Forests

Photos by the Forest Service—obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request—give graphic evidence of underground coal mining's impacts on Colorado landscapes that provide a home for black bear and elk, beaver and the elusive lynx.

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