Boundary Waters hearing

Nearly 900 people packed a stuffy high school auditorium in northeastern Minnesota, Tuesday evening, to give emotional testimony both for and against the contentious issue of mining in and around the Boundary Waters. Polluter profiteers are pushing to conduct a toxic form of mineral extraction called sulfide mining next to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Runoff from this kind […]

Yesterday a coalition of climate activists that included concerned teachers and parents, representatives from the Yakima Nation and other Native Tribes and elected officials attended a hearing hosted by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to discuss the future of the federal coal program. It was clear that the majority of the people in attendance advocated for the shut down […]

Over the holiday weekend, we sent an email out about the Bureau of Land Management's policy on wild horses. Thousands of you have responded in shock and outrage to the news that BLM claims that each wild horse needs as much land as an 800 acre strip mine or cattle ranch. It's wildly untrue, but BLM uses this flimsy excuse to […]