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From the Experts June 7, 2023

Wyoming Court Decision Helps Provide Access to Over 8 Million Acres of Public Land

Court rules that “corner-crossing” does not constitute trespass.

Press Release June 7, 2023

As Governor Signs Ozone Bill Into Law, Groups Push For Stronger Action

Community voices must be heard in cumulative impacts rulemaking and interim session

Press Release: Victory May 30, 2023

Colorado Public Utilities Commission Adopts Ambitious Building Electrification and Energy Efficiency Targets for Xcel Energy

The investment will reduce natural gas usage by 2 million dekatherms over three years

In the News: E&E News May 24, 2023

Interior’s oil plan is coming. Here’s what to watch.

Michael Freeman, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “The federal government itself is this country’s single largest source of fossil fuels. The oil and gas rule is a prime opportunity for BLM to address our climate goals and bring the federal program into alignment with what we’re trying to do as a nation.”

Press Release May 19, 2023

Air Quality Control Commission, State Fail Disproportionately Impacted Communities on Permitting Rule

Rule allows polluters to request that any monitoring requirements end after two years

Press Release: Victory May 8, 2023

Groups Urge Governor to Sign Colorado Ozone Bill, Call for Strong Action From Interim Committee

Protecting Communities From Air Pollution Act seen as a starting point for much-needed reform

In the News: The Colorado Sun April 27, 2023

Suncor “forever chemicals” in metro Denver creek appear to spike

Caitlin Miller, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Regional Office: “Suncor is still unable to reliably control its discharges. Science has come a long way on PFAS just in a short amount of time. And we know that PFAS are toxic at significantly lower levels.”

Press Release: Victory April 21, 2023

Clean Trucks Proponents Celebrate Colorado Rule Adoption

Colorado moves closer to emissions reduction goals

Press Release April 21, 2023

Wolf Advocates Cite Continued Concerns With Colorado Reintroduction Delays As Senate Bill 256 Goes to the House

Even amended version could set back ‘paws-on-the-ground’ date by upending federal process

Press Release April 20, 2023

Groups Voice Support for Amended Ozone Bill, Reiterate Need for Permitting Reform

Amended bill would define cumulative impacts and strengthen air quality enforcement process

Press Release April 10, 2023

Protecting Communities From Air Pollution Act to Tackle Colorado’s Ozone Problem

Representatives Bacon and Willford’s bill aims to improve air quality permitting and enforcement

Clean and electric trucks sit on display at an event on new national clean air standards for heavy-duty trucks near the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters on December 20, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Anna Moneymaker / Getty Images)
From the Experts March 23, 2023

Colorado’s Historic Opportunity To Clean Up Toxic Truck Pollution

An environmental justice coalition in Colorado is fighting for the strongest possible clean trucks package

Press Release March 20, 2023

Conservation groups granted intervention to defend Utah national monuments

Tribes granted separate motion to intervene in December

Document March 20, 2023

Monuments Decision on Motion to Intervene

A Utah federal judge has granted a motion to intervene filed by conservation groups in defense of the Biden administration’s restoration of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments.

The Procession Panel in Bears Ears National Monument is at least 1,000 years old.
(Photo courtesy of Marc Toso)
Update March 20, 2023

We’re in Court Defending Priceless National Monuments

Utah has filed a lawsuit that aims to shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante and undermine the Antiquities Act – but we’re stepping in.

staff February 21, 2023

Maria Jakes

Based in Denver, Maria is the legal practice manager for the Rocky Mountain office.

Document February 14, 2023

Joint NGO Comments on Supplemental NSPS Proposal

Joint nonprofit group comments on the EPA’s Supplemental New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) proposal

Press Release February 14, 2023

EPA Must Swiftly Finalize Strong Safeguards Against Methane Pollution

We’ll continue to advocate for the strongest possible standards to drastically reduce methane pollution