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July 29, 2015 | Feature

Saving the Forest for the Trees

Alaska's Tongass National Forest is home to centuries-old trees and rivers flowing among thousands of islands. It is also the last forest where the fight continues to keep timber sales out of roadless areas.

November 18, 2019 | Legal Document

Motion to Intervene: Preliminary Permit Application for Navajo Nation Little Colorado River Pumped Storage Project

On September 17, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a notice of acceptance of Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC’s application for a preliminary permit for the Navajo Nation Little Colorado River Pumped Storage Project. Pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, Save the Colorado, Grand Canyon Trust, Living Rivers & Colorado Riverkeeper, Sierra Club, Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc., and WildEarth Guardians hereby move to intervene in the preliminary permit proceeding and oppose the requested permit.

September 30, 2019 | In the News: Jackson Hole News and Guide

Jackson Hole Elk Feeding ‘Step-Down’ Plan Is Finally Out

Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Northern Rockies Office, Earthjustice: “They have let 12 years go by without doing anything. It’s a shame that we’re now in a position where all this stuff that we could have been addressing over 12 years is playing out in real time with chronic wasting on the doorstep of the refuge. It’s frustrating that this is the result of this course of conduct. But that’s water under the bridge. We’ve got to start from today, and at least this is a start.”