BLM Scraps Wyoming Energy Leases Following Protests

50,000-plus acres withdrawn from federal auction after TRCP, others object;
decision affects important game habitat in southwest Wyoming

WASHINGTON – In response to widespread objections and numerous official protests, including one filed by the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership,

Latest Supreme Court Indecision on Clean Water Further Confuses Federal Protections

Refusal to consider government-requested appeal to clarify scope of Clean Water Act heightens need for new legislation to better protect wetlands

WASHINGTON – As the Supreme Court announced December 1, 2008 that it will not be considering a government-requested appeal in an Alabama case

State of Oregon, fishing and conservation groups ask federal court to protect salmon and create jobs

PORTLAND - The State of Oregon and a coalition of fishing and conservation groups asked a federal judge today for help in improving river conditions for endangered Northwest salmon and ensuring the jobs of Northwest fishermen. The injunction request filed in U.S. District Court seeks specific in-river