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May 13, 2015 | Feature

Saving America's Arctic

Allowing reckless oil and gas development not only puts the fragile and irreplaceable Arctic Ocean at risk of devastating oil spills, but also threatens to worsen climate change, undermine national climate goals, and further stress the dramatically changing region.

May 13, 2015 | Blog Post

Feds May Okay Mega-Mall at Grand Canyon’s Doorstep

The Forest Service is on the verge of making a terrible decision that could damage Grand Canyon National Park, perhaps forgetting the agency’s motto to “sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests…to meet the needs of present and future generations.

May 12, 2015 | Blog Post

Texas Bans Fracking Bans

Update, May 19, 2015: Gov. Greg Abbot has signed the bill that makes it illegal for cities and towns to ban fracking in the Lone Star State.

May 12, 2015 | Blog Post

Stronger Ozone Rules Could Help Everyone Breathe a Little Easier

A couple of weeks ago President Obama connected climate change and the pollution that causes it to the asthma that his daughter, Malia, suffered from as a young child.

“What I can relate to is the fear a parent has, when your 4-year-old daughter comes up to you and says, ‘Daddy, I’m having trouble breathing,’ Obama said in an interview broadcast on ABC. “The fright you feel is terrible.”

May 11, 2015 | Case

Defending The Grand Canyon From Massive Urban Sprawl

The U.S. Forest Service is paving the way for a sprawling urban development near the southern edge of the Grand Canyon that would include more than 2,100 housing units and 3 million square feet of retail space.

May 11, 2015

Julie Carlevaro

Julie Carlevaro is a Development Assistant in San Francisco, CA.

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