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A Fracking Boom Ransacks the Four Corners

DispatchNew MexicoTim Vanderpool
Native American activists in northwest New Mexico are putting up a firm resistance as the U.S. Bureau of Land Management hands over their homeland to allies in the oil and gas industry.

A Place for Fossils, Not Fuels

Expert BlogAmy Mall, Alison Kelly, Sujatha Bergen
The Biden administration made news this week when it announced it will consider protecting a portion of the Greater Chaco Region in New Mexico from new oil and gas drilling.

Vermont Joins States Transitioning from Super Climate-polluting HFCs

Press Release
Vermont today joined a growing number of states keeping the U.S. on track to phase down climate-polluting hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, as Gov. Phil Scott enacted a law curbing their use in home and business refrigeration systems, building chillers, insulating foams…

Court Orders Seafood Import Ban to Save Mexico’s Vaquita Porpoise

Press Release
NEW YORK— Responding to a lawsuit filed by conservation groups, the U.S. Court of International Trade today ordered the Trump administration to ban seafood imports from Mexico caught with gillnets that kill the critically endangered vaquita porpoise. As few as…