Canyon of the Ancients National Monument waste pit protest

Let them come.

By | Of Interest | 4 Comments

Friends, At the close of the constitutional convention in 1787, Ben Franklin strode out the doors of Independence Hall to be greeted by a question from an onlooker in the crowd. “Well, Doctor, what have we got—a Republic or a…

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Chaco Canyon Photo by Mark Pearson

Court allows continued intensive, unstudied fracking in Greater Chaco Northwest New Mexico oil drilling will continue despite risks to communities, cultural resources and environment

By | Oil & Gas | No Comments

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Farmington Field Office has agreed that their 2003 Resource Management Plan (RMP) does not sufficiently plan for fracking around Chaco Canyon. Yet, while they amend their RMP to reflect this awareness, they are still approving…

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Wolf Creek Files

Wolf Creek Files

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Our attorney’s dug through the “Wolf Creek Files” and what they found confirmed our worst fears: The National Forest Service was in collusion with developer Red “B.J.” McCombs, again. We’re sharing the evidence with you. Ever had the desire to read through…

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Keep your holiday giving close to home

By | Climate Change, Coal, Durango Herald Column, Forest Health, Gold King Mine, Green Business, Lands Protection, Of Interest, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Rivers, Species | No Comments

This holiday season I’d like to propose a corollary to Durango’s well-loved buy local movement: give local. December is a month awash in fundraising requests, and let’s face it: being on the receiving end can get tiresome. But let’s face…

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Clean-water groups respond to Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn’s congressional testimony

By | Gold King Mine, Rivers | No Comments

For immediate release: Sept. 17, 2015 Media Contacts: Allyson Siwik, Gila Resources Information Project, 575-590-7619, allysonsiwik@gmail.com Mike Eisenfeld, San Juan Citizens Alliance, 505-360-8994, mike@sanjuancitizens.org Rachel Conn, Amigos Bravos, 575.770.8327, rconn@amigosbravos.org Eleanor Bravo, Food and Water Watch, 505-633-7366, ebravo@fwwatch.org Liliana Castillo,…

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EPA Methane Rule a Quadruple Win

By | Climate Change, Oil & Gas | No Comments

For Immediate Release: September 22, 2015 Media Contacts: Erik Schlenker-Goodrich, Western Environmental Law Center, 575-613-4197, eriksg@westernlaw.org Tom Singer, Western Environmental Law Center, 505-231-1070, singer@westernlaw.org Mike Eisenfeld, San Juan Citizens Alliance, 505-360-8994, mike@sanjuancitizens.org Carol Davis, Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment, 928-221-7859, caroljdavis.2004@gmail.com EPA Methane…

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Focusing Is About Saying No

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So many small organizations struggle to stay focused – especially small organizations with tight budgets that need focus more than anything else.  Great short clip of Steve Jobs describing focus, or strategy, as what you say “no” to, not “yes.”

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