Coalition Joins Letter of Support for Boundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act

Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters American Rivers || Black Hills Clean Water Alliance || Center for Biological Diversity Clean Water Action || Climate Hawks Vote || Coalition To Protect America’s National Parks || Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River, Inc. || Colorado State Rams for the Boundary Waters Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship || Crow River

Coalition Testifies at House Oversight Committee Hearing

Statement of James G. Northup Executive Council Member, Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Committee on Natural Resources U.S. House of Representatives  September 29, 2020 Representative Cox, Representative Gohmert, and Members of the Subcommittee; Good Afternoon. Thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today. My name is Jim

Coalition Joins Comments On Oil and Gas Leasing Near Chaco Culture

September 25, 2020 BLM Farmington Field Office, Attn.: Sarah Scott, Project Manager, 6251 College Blvd, Suite A, Farmington, NM87402 Re: Comments on the Farmington Mancos-Gallup Draft RMP Amendment and EIS Dear Ms. Scott: Please accept the following comments on the Farmington Mancos-Gallup Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) from Archaeology

Coalition Calls on DOI to Halt All Oil and Gas Lease Sales

September 28, 2020 The Honorable David Bernhardt Secretary U.S. Department of the Interior 1849 C St. NW Washington, DC 20240 Dear Secretary Bernhardt, On behalf of our over 1,800 members, the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition), urges you to halt all oil and gas lease sales as our country continues to navigate the

Coalition Signs On to Public Comment Extension Letter

The Honorable Sonny Perdue Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C. 20250 The Honorable Vicki Christiansen Chief U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service 201 14th Street, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20227 September 24, 2020 Dear Secretary Perdue and Chief Christiansen: Given the ongoing public health crisis as a result of COVID-19, the

Coalition Signs On to Letter Opposing Endangered Species Act Amendments

 September 23, 2020 The Honorable John Barrasso Chairman Environment and Public Works Committee United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Tom Carper Ranking Member Environment and Public Works Committee United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Barrasso and Ranking Member Carper:  The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee meets today for a hearing

Coalition Voices Support for Senator Bennet’s Oil and Gas Leasing Reform Bills

September 21, 2020 Today, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet introduced two bills to tackle the growing orphaned oil well crisis in the short and long term while restoring robust public participation and Tribal consultation during decisions about whether public lands should be leased for drilling. Underlying these crises is the outdated federal oil and gas leasing

Coalition Signs On to California Wildlife Protection Letter

  September 18, 2020 Toks Omishakin, Caltrans Director California Department of Transportation 1120 N Street Sacramento, CA 95814 John Bulinski, District Director Michael Beauchamp, Deputy District Director of Construction David Bricker, Deputy District Director of Environmental Planning Andrew Walters, Senior Environmental Planner California Department of Transportation, District 8 464 W. 4th Street San Bernardino, CA

Coalition Encourages Transparency with The Great American Outdoors Act

  September 14, 2020 The Honorable David Bernhardt Secretary U.S. Department of the Interior 1849 C St. NW Washington, DC 20240 Dear Secretary Bernhardt, We are writing on behalf of over 1,800 members of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition), a non-profit organization composed of retired, former, or current employees of the National

Coalition Joins Comments on “Habitat” Definition Under ESA

  September 3, 2020 Gary Frazer Assistant Director for Endangered Species Ecological Services Program U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 5275 Leesburg Pike Falls Church, VA 2204 Samuel D. Rauch, III Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs Office of Protected Resources National Marine Fisheries Service 1315 East-West Highway Silver Spring, MD 2091 Re: Comments on Proposed

Member Oped: Great American Outdoors Act is worth celebrating, especially in Maine

  In a year full of unexpected challenges and extreme partisanship, I am particularly grateful for a cause for celebration. The recent Great American Outdoors Act has provided just such an opportunity. With an eye on the future, both houses of Congress have passed legislation recognizing the importance of preserving and protecting our irreplaceable natural

Coalition Comments on Proposed Changes to Concessions Regulations

  September 9, 2020 Subject:  Commercial Visitor Services – Concession Contracts Proposed Rule – National Park Service, RIN 1024-AE57 Commercial Services Program National Park Service 1849 C Street, N.W., Mail Stop 2410 Concessions Contracts Revised Rule Comments Washington, D.C. 20240 I am writing to you on behalf of over 1,800 members of the Coalition to Protect

Coalition Submits FOIA Request Related to COVID-19 Numbers

  September 1, 2020 Charis Wilson, FOIA Officer, P.O. Box 25287 12795 W. Alameda Parkway Denver, CO 80225 Subject:  Freedom of Information Act Request Dear Ms. Wilson: This is a request under the Freedom of Information Improvement Act of 2016 (Public Law No. 114-185) submitted on behalf of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks.