Coalition Submits Joint Comments on the Bears Ears National Monument Resource Management Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Executive Summary The following key points summarize the proposals made in our comment document. They are provided for ease of reference, and to provide a high-level encapsulation of plan elements that we favor and those areas where improvement is necessary to best meet the intent of the Proclamations while honoring the Inter-governmental Cooperative Agreement and

Coalition Joins Comments on the Wyoming BLM 2024 Fourth Quarter Competitive Oil & Gas Lease Sale

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY THE COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS * POWDER RIVER BASIN RESOURCE COUNCIL * ROCKY MOUNTAIN WILD * WYOMING OUTDOOR COUNCIL May 10, 2024 SUBMITTED VIA E-PLANNING Andrew Archuleta State Director Wyoming Bureau of Land Management 5353 Yellowstone Road Cheyenne, WY 82009 Project Contacts: Erik Norelius en******@bl*.gov (307) 775-6284 Allen Stegeman as*******@bl*.gov

Coalition Applauds “No Action” Decision on Ambler Road Proposal

Release Date: April 19, 2024 Media Contact: Emily Thompson, 202-758-3936 Coalition Applauds “No Action” Decision on Ambler Road Proposal Today, the Department of the Interior announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released its final supplemental environmental analysis for the Ambler Road project, which was proposed by the Alaska Industrial Development and Export

Coalition Submits Comments on Draft EIS for Utility-Scale Solar Energy Development

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Coalition To Protect America’s National Parks Western Watersheds Project Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance and John W. Hiscock April 18, 2024 Jeremy Bluma 208-789-6014 jb****@bl*.gov Re: EIS Comments, #DOI-BLM-HQ-3000-2023-0001-RMP-EIS – Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Utility-Scale Solar Energy Development Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and John W. Hiscock submit these

Coalition Offers Support for New Report on Threat to Resources from Orphaned Wells and Abandoned Oil and Gas Infrastructure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2024 Press Contact: Paul Reed, pr***@ar******************.org REPORT: Orphaned Wells and Abandoned Oil and Gas Infrastructure Pose a Significant Threat to Cultural Resources in the Southwest New Report Explores Native American Tribal Concerns with Orphaned Wells and Discusses Common-Sense Solutions Needed for Addressing the Problem for the Long Term (Tucson, AZ)

Coalition Joins Comments on Wyoming Bureau of Land Management 2024 Competitive Oil & Gas Lease Sale

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY AUDUBON ROCKIES * COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS * FRIENDS OF THE EARTH UNITED STATES * NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL * NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY * POWDER RIVER BASIN RESOURCE COUNCIL * ROCKY MOUNTAIN WILD * WYOMING OUTDOOR COUNCIL February 15, 2024 SUBMITTED VIA E-PLANNING Andrew Archuleta State Director Wyoming Bureau of

Coalition Joins Comments on the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management 2024 Second Quarter Oil & Gas Lease Sale

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS * FRIENDS OF THE EARTH US * NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION * ROCKY MOUNTAIN WILD * POWDER RIVER BASIN RESOURCE COUNCIL * WYOMING OUTDOOR COUNCIL February 08, 2024 SUBMITTED VIA E-PLANNING Andrew Archuleta State Director Wyoming Bureau of Land Management 5353 Yellowstone Road Cheyenne, WY 82009

Coalition Joins Comments on Parcels for the Nevada Bureau of Land Management 2024 Second Quarter Competitive Oil & Gas Lease Sale

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS * FRIENDS OF THE EARTH US * NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL * ROCKY MOUNTAIN WILD December 27, 2023 SUBMITTED VIA E-PLANNING Jon Raby State Director Bureau of Land Management, Nevada Project Contacts: Concetta Brown cc*****@bl*.gov (775) 289-1885 Re: Scoping comments on parcels for the Nevada Bureau

Coalition Joins Comments on the Bureau of Land Management New Mexico 2024 Competitive Oil & Gas Lease Sale Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS * FRIENDS OF THE EARTH US * MONTANA WILDLIFE FEDERATION * NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION * ROCKY MOUNTAIN WILD   December 20, 2023  SUBMITTED VIA E-PLANNING  Melanie Barnes New Mexico State Director Bureau of Land Management  301 Dinosaur Trail  Santa Fe, NM 87508  Project Contacts:  Catherine Brewster

Coalition Joins Comments for the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road

Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council ● Alaska Community Action on Toxics ● Alaskans for Wildlife ● Alaska Soles, Great Old Broads for Wilderness ● Alaska Wilderness League ● Alaska Wildlife Alliance ● All About Adventure ● Audubon Alaska ● Brooks Range Council ● Center for Biological Diversity ● Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks ●

Coalition Comments on the Ambler Road Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

  ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION – NO HARD COPY TO FOLLOW Comments submitted via: https://eplanning.blm.gov/eplanning-ui/project/57323/570/8004057/comment   December 22, 2023 Steven M. Cohn, State Director Bureau of Land Management Ambler Road Supplemental EIS Comments BLM Fairbanks District Office 222 University Ave. Fairbanks, Alaska 99709 Subject: Comments on the Ambler Road Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) Dear Mr. Cohn:

Coalition Joins Comments on the Montana-Dakotas BLM 2024 Competitive Oil & Gas Lease Sale Draft EA and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS * FRIENDS OF THE EARTH UNITED STATES * NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION * NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL * ROCKY MOUNTAIN WILD December 18, 2023 SUBMITTED VIA E-PLANNING Sonya Germann State Director Bureau of Land Management, Montana/Dakotas (406) 896-5012 Project Contacts: Hattie Payne Bureau of Land Management

Coalition Joins Comments on the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management 2024 Second Quarter Competitive Oil & Gas Lease Sale

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY AUDUBON ROCKIES * COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS * FRIENDS OF THE EARTH * MONTANA WILDLIFE FEDERATION * NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION * NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL   November 15, 2023 SUBMITTED VIA E-PLANNING Andrew Archuleta State Director Wyoming Bureau of Land Management 5353 Yellowstone Road Cheyenne, WY 82009 Project Contacts:

Coalition Joins Comments on Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Draft Resource Management Plan and EIS

Grand Canyon Trust – Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance – The Wilderness Society – Western Watersheds Project – National Parks Conservation Association – Center for Biological Diversity – Project Eleven Hundred – Western Resource Advocates – Conservation Lands Foundation – WildEarth Guardians – Coalition to Protect America’s Parks – Sierra Club Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Draft

Coalition Comments on BLM Proposed Rule on Rights-of-Way, Leasing, and Operations for Renewable Energy

  July 27, 2023 Ms. Tracy Stone-Manning Director, Bureau of Land Management 1849 C St. NW, Room 5646 Washington, DC 20240 Attention: 1004–AE78 Subject:  BLM Proposed Rule on Rights-of-Way, Leasing, and Operations for Renewable Energy, RIN 1004–AE78 Dear Director Stone-Manning: I am writing on behalf of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition), a

Coalition Joins Scoping Comments on Wyoming BLM 2024 Oil & Gas Lease Sale

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY AUDUBON ROCKIES * THE COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS * NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY * NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION * NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL * POWDER RIVER BASIN RESOURCE COUNCIL * WYOMING OUTDOOR COUNCIL * WYOMING WILDERNESS ASSOCIATION July 12, 2023 Andrew Archuleta State Director Wyoming Bureau of Land Management 5353 Yellowstone

Coalition Joins Over 125 Groups in Call for BLM to Conserve Freshwater Resources as Part of the Public Lands Rule

July 5, 2023 Director Tracy Stone-Manning Bureau of Land Management U.S. Department of the Interior 1849 C St. NW, Room 5646 Washington, DC 20240 Attention: 1004–AE92 Director Stone-Manning, The undersigned organizations value watershed health, clean water, and healthy streams and rivers and are writing in support of the Conservation and Landscape Health rulemaking. As the

Coalition Comments Comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the BLM Utah Oil and Gas Lease Sale

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICAS’S NATIONAL PARKS ROCKY MOUNTAIN WILD July 3, 2023 Greg Sheehan State Director Bureau of Land Management, Utah Project Contacts: Nathan Packer Natural Resources Specialist Bureau of Land Management Angela Wadman Physical Science Tech Bureau of Land Management Tylia Varilek O&G Leasing Team Archaeologist Bureau of Land Management Re:

Coalition Comments on the Bureau of Land Management Montana-Dakotas 2023 Third Quarter Oil and Gas Lease Sale Draft Environmental Assessment

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS * FRIENDS OF THE EARTH * NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL * NORTHERN PLAINS RESOURCE COUNCIL * ROCKY MOUNTAIN WILD * WILD MONTANA June 26, 2023 Sonya Germann State Director Bureau of Land Management, Montana-Dakotas Project Contacts: Tessa Wallace Bureau of Land Management Re: Comments on the

Coalition Comments On BLM Proposed Rule on Conservation and Landscape Health

  June 16, 2023 Ms. Tracy Stone-Manning Director, Bureau of Land Management 1849 C St. NW, Room 5646 Washington, DC 20240, Attention: 1004–AE92 Subject:  BLM Proposed Rule on Conservation and Landscape Health Dear Director Stone-Manning: I am writing on behalf of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition), a non-profit organization whose membership is

Coalition Signs Protest for WY BLM Oil and Gas Lease Parcels

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY AUDUBON ROCKIES (WY, CO, UT) * COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS * FRIENDS OF THE EARTH * NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY * NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL * WILD MONTANA * WYOMING OUTDOOR COUNCIL * WYOMING WILDERNESS ASSOCIATION May 1, 2023 BLM Wyoming State Office Attention: Andrew Archuleta, State Director 5353 Yellowstone Road

Coalition Comments on BLM Utah Competitive Oil & Gas Lease Sale

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS FRIENDS OF THE EARTH NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL   April 19, 2023 SUBMITTED VIA E-PLANNING Greg Sheehan State Director Bureau of Land Management, Utah Project Contacts: Angela Wadman Physical Science Tech Bureau of Land Management Tylia Varilek O&G Leasing Team Archaeologist Bureau of Land Management Re:

Coalition Signs Protest to BLM Competitive Oil and Gas Lease Sale

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS FRIENDS OF THE EARTH NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL   April 17, 2023 Submitted via email to BL********************@bl*.gov BLM New Mexico State Office Attention: State Director 301 Dinosaur Trail Santa Fe, NM 87508 Re: May 2023 Protest Dear State Director Barnes: The Wilderness Society, Friends of the

Coalition Joins Protest of Oil and Gas Lease Sales

Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance – Center for Biological Diversity – Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks – Great Old Broads for Wilderness – Living Rivers – National Parks Conservation Association – Natural Resources Defense Council – Old Spanish Trail Association – Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility – Utah Chapter of the Sierra Club – Waterkeeper

Coalition Joins Partners in Comments on Upcoming Oil and Gas Lease Sale

 Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance – Center for Biological Diversity – Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks – Great Old Broads for Wilderness – Living Rivers – National Parks Conservation Association – Natural Resources Defense Council – Old Spanish Trail Association – Partnership for the National Trails System – Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility – The