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[1THING] Blog: Archive for October, 2017

[ Statement on the passing of William A. Turnage, executive director at The Wilderness Society 1978-1986 ]

Michael Reinemer

Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society, issued this statement:



[ A timeline of Zinke’s crusade against methane rules ]

At this point, nobody but the secretary and his industry allies support efforts to halt methane protections.


[ The Wilderness Society Commends Lawmakers for Proposal To Protect California’s Central Coast ]

Andrea Alday

The Wilderness Society commends Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-CA 24) for their courage and foresight in seeking protections for wildlands stretching across California’s rugged and scenic Central Coast.


[ Feds are trying to destroy Izembek wilderness with backroom deal ]

Tim Woody

[ Renewable Energy 101 ]

Fort Collins, Colorado — Today, Environment Colorado, touting the leadership role that colleges and universities must play in the clean energy revolution, unveiled a 10 point plan to guide Colorado colleges and universities toward 100 percent renewable energy.


[ First of its kind LGBTQ Outdoors Summit comes to Seattle ]

Anastasia Greene

The event is co-organized by Wilderness Society Recreation Policy Associate, Hannah Malvin, through her work at here and her organization Pride Outside, dedicated to providing relevant, inclusive opportunities outdoors for the LGBTQ community.


[ The 4 accounting tricks Pruitt used to justify EPA’s Clean Power Plan repeal ]

The EPA chief is turning benefits and costs upside down with the help of discredited methodologies and accounting gimmicks.


[ Postscript to Trump’s order: Congress aims killing blow at American public lands ]

It seems as though Rep. Rob Bishop and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke are locked in a contest to see who can author the most radical proposal to sell out our public lands to development.


[ Assaulting public lands, Rep. Bishop bill declares “No new parks” ]

Michael Reinemer

Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) has introduced a bill, H.R. 3990, that would make it harder for presidents to protect federal lands as national monuments under the Antiquities Act – and make it easier to gut protections for lands already designated as monuments.


[ Walmart effect: Retailers lead the way on chemical safety at a critical time ]

These latest actions show that toxic-free consumer products are good for business.