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February 18, 2018 | In the News: The Hill

Trump’s National Monument Rollbacks Take Effect

Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: “The most important immediate change is that the lands will once again be available for mining prospectors to get out on federal public lands and stake mining claims.”

January 24, 2018 | Legal Document

BLM Fracking Rule Repeal Complaint

A coalition of environmental and tribal groups sued today to block the Trump Administration’s repeal of a 2015 rule designed to protect water, wildlife, and public health from the harmful effects of hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands.

December 19, 2017 | Legal Document

BLM Methane Rule Suspension Complaint

This case challenges the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) final decision,
82 Fed. Reg. 58,050 (Dec. 8, 2017) (Amendment), to amend the compliance deadlines for the
majority of the requirements of its Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource
Conservation Rule (Waste Prevention Rule or Rule). 81 Fed. Reg. 83,008 (Nov. 18, 2016). The
Amendment unlawfully pushes the compliance deadlines one year into the future while BLM
considers other changes to the Waste Prevention Rule.

December 14, 2017 | Feature

Defending Bears Ears

We cannot let Bears Ears become the testing ground for dismantling the Antiquities Act. This national monument—and the more than one hundred others—are part of what make this land great.

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