Groups Request Public Comment Period on BLM Lease Sale near Carlsbad Cavern

Under questionable new guidance, BLM plans to issue an environmental assessment (EA) for an oil and gas lease sale near Carlsbad Caverns NP without inviting public comment on the EA. The Coalition has joined other groups in writing to New Mexico’s U.S. Senators requesting their help in securing a public comment period. Click “Read More” to see the letter.

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Wyoming Should Halt Plans for Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Hunt

While lawsuits challenge the removal of Yellowstone grizzly bears from protection under the Endangered Species Act, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) has proposed a recreational hunt near Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks that could kill as many as 24 of the iconic species during the fall 2018 hunting season. Click “Read More” to see the Coalition’s comments to WGFD opposing the hunt.

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Scoping Comments on BLM Plan for Grand Staircase-Escalante NM

Five months after President Trump reduced the size of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by half and broke the monument into four smaller units, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has started preparing a management plan for what remains of the national monument. Click “Read More” to see scoping comments submitted to BLM by the Coalition and NPCA.

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