Tag Archives: WildEarth Guardians

(EnviroNews Wyoming) — Missoula, Montana — In a move that has angered environmentalists and wildlife enthusiasts, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed on March 3, 2016, to strip the iconic Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bear of its protected status under the Endangered Species Act (ESA),…

(EnviroNews Oregon) — Five environmental groups filed a lawsuit on February 3, 2016, in U.S. District Court against the federal agency Wildlife Services, over what they say is the illegitimate killing of wolves in the state of Oregon. WildEarth Guardians, Center for Biological Diversity, Predator Defense, and Project…

(EnviroNews Arizona) — Washington D.C. — The Morafka’s, or Sonoran desert tortoise, or Gopherus morafkai as it is scientifically known, is a slow moving, yet ancient creature that gets its water from eating native plants while spending most of its time in underground insulated burrows that it digs…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Commerce City, Colorado — On the morning of Tuesday August 22, 2015, Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell announced that Centrocercus urophasianus, a.k.a. greater sage grouse, will not receive protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). A decision by U.S. Fish…

(EnviroNews Wyoming) — Douglas, Wyoming — On April 21, 2015 Secretary of the Department of the Interior (DOI) Sally Jewell appeared in Reno, Nevada to make a pivotal Bi-State Sage Grouse Announcement: No protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the bi-state distinct population of the greater…

(EnviroNews Nevada) — Reno, Nevada — To the dismay and disappointment of environmentalists, conservationists and biologist alike, Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell announced on April 21, 2015 (which also happened to be Earth Day) that the bi-state sage grouse will not be making its way…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Today, Cherise Udell, Founder and President of the Utah Mom’s For Clean Air, alongside of the Utah Physicians For a Healthy Environment and WildEarth Guardians announced the filing of a joint lawsuit against Kennecott Utah Copper. The suit claims that Kennecott is responsible for a…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City — Dr. Brian Moench, MD and Founder of the Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment lectures on how air pollution damages genes, predisposes children to many diseases, while lowering IQ points at the Rio Tinto/Kennecott Lawsuit Press Conference. The Utah Physicians For…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Cris Cowley, MD and former President of the Utah Medical Association lectures on exactly how elevated levels of air pollution cause heart attacks and strokes at the Rio Tinto/Kennecott Lawsuit Press Conference. The Utah Physicians For a Healthy Environment, the Utah Mom’s For Clean Air,…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City — In this segment, Lori Scow, mother of Ava Scow speaks out about the devastation that “red air” day pollution has wreaked on her family and her daughter’s health, at at press conference regarding Rio Tinto/Kennecott Utah Copper. She goes onto to…

(EnviroNews Utah) — Salt Lake City — Today, Jeremy Nichols, Climate and Energy Program Director for WildEarth Guardians, alongside of the Utah Physicians For a Healthy Environment and the Utah Mom’s For Clean Air, announced the filing of a joint lawsuit against Kennecott Utah Copper. The suit claims…