U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finalizes Rollback of Key Endangered Species Act Protections

Washington, DC—Today, the Trump administration announced new regulations that will effectively gut the Endangered Species Act (ESA), hampering one of the most important environmental laws ever passed. The final regulations to gut critical Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections were announced just months after a U.N. report warned of “unprecedented” and “accelerating” global mass extinctions caused … Continue reading U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finalizes Rollback of Key Endangered Species Act Protections

Urgent: Tweet for WA Wolves

Update August 16. In addition to sending off tweets (which will be updated as the situation with the OPT pack progresses), please send an email to Washington's Governor Inslee, WDFW Director Susewind, the Forest Service, and the WAG lead, Donny Martorello. Sample emails and a link for sending them can be found here. Urgent tweetstorm … Continue reading Urgent: Tweet for WA Wolves

Mercury and Air Toxics Standard

Today is the last day to urge the Trump administration to protect our health from mercury and air toxics. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler is proposing to undermine the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard. This proposal would reverse the existing finding that it is “appropriate and necessary” to regulate emissions of mercury … Continue reading Mercury and Air Toxics Standard