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Your signature today will help protect Great Sand Dunes National Park and nearby wilderness from more dirty drilling for oil and gas.     Great Sand Dunes National Park: An American Treasure Have you ever heard of — or visited — Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado? It’s a place where…Epic sand dunes tower as tall as skyscrapers. Sandhill cranes can […]

It was quite an election night, with bizarre and interesting battles across the country. What's more, from a tar sands referendum on the Portland, ME (narrowly defeated) to anti-coal terminal candidates in Whatcom County, Bellingham (thus far ahead) the planet was on the ballot as well. As it so often does, the anti-fracking movement was at the crux of the choice […]

When I heard the governor of Colorado — a Democrat — was threatening to sue over fracking, my hope was that he was suing to prevent it, or hold those who do it accountable to environmental laws. But I was wrong. John Hickenlooper is threatening to sue Colorado towns like Longmont, whose ban we were proud to help out on, for doing the right […]