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[ The Wilderness Society responds to President-elect Trump’s EPA pick ]

Anastasia Greene

“We are disappointed to see that the President-elect has appointed a climate science skeptic who has pledged to rollback greenhouse gas reduction measures.

[ Trump invokes Teddy Roosevelt & says he’ll protect public lands. We will hold him to it. ]

President-elect Trump has pledged to “conserve and protect our beautiful natural resources for the next generation including protecting lands,” and we intend to hold him to that promise as he prepares to choose an Interior nominee.

[ General Mills, Starbucks, Walmart and other big brands want to stay the course on climate. Here’s why. ]

Sustained private-sector leadership will be critical for keeping the country on track toward a clean energy economy where innovation and technology advancements are king.

     

[ What Trump and Pence don’t get about clean energy jobs ]

America’s clean energy industry is worth $200 billion after growing 29 percent since 2011, and is showing no signs of slowing down.

     

[ Wilderness Society speaks out against intolerance, calls on President-elect Trump to represent all Americans equally ]

The Wilderness Society has signed on to a statement of solidarity with leaders from conservation groups nationwide, pledging to oppose hatred and abuses of human and civil rights and asking that President-elect Trump, in representing all Americans, ensure that “all his nominees and appointees honor fundamental civil rights and embody civility befitting the offices for which they have been selected.”

[ Environmental Leaders’ Statement on Civil and Human Rights, Social Justice and an Inclusive Economy ]

Michael Reinemer

As leaders of the U.S. environmental movement, we are mothers and fathers, daughters and sons, white, black, Latino, Asian, Native American, of many creeds, faiths and religions. We come from diverse backgrounds and near infinite preferences and beliefs.

[ Decision on Standing Rock is welcome news ]

Caroline Mosley
“Today’s decision to halt the Dakota Access Pipeline and to call for a full environmental review of alternative routes is welcome and positive news,” said Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society. “The Army Corps of Engineers is rig

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[ BLM’s new rule brings public lands planning into 21st Century ]

Tyler North

The Bureau of Land Management has released its final version of its Planning 2.0 regulation, which has helped shape progress the BLM has made in its land use planning.

[ This EPA candidate brags about suing the agency, calls climate science “unsettled” ]

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt used his current position to try to block some of the EPA’s most important air-quality rules.

     

[ Congress votes to recognize the $646 billion outdoor recreation economy as part of the nation’s GDP ]

Michael Reinemer

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed H.R. 4665, Outdoor Recreation’s Economic Contributions (REC) Act, which President Obama is expected to sign into law.

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