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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:

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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.