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Greens ask BLM to enforce sage grouse rules in Wyoming

by E & E News | March 10, 2023
A coalition of environmental groups this week asked Bureau of Land Management Director Tracy Stone-Manning to stop her agency from granting exceptions to protective stipulations for greater sage grouse in Wyoming. The groups, led by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the ...

Pressure mounts over plastic company’s ‘forever chemicals’

by E & E News | February 13, 2023
Environmental advocates are cranking up pressure on regulators amid a high profile “forever chemicals” crisis that has implicated a plastics company. Two groups — the Center for Environmental Health and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility — called on the ...

Greens slam stagnant federal grazing fee

by E & E News | February 7, 2023
While inflation has jacked up the prices of most goods and services, it hasn’t disrupted the price Western ranchers pay to graze cattle or other animals on federal lands. The Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service announced at the end of January that the two agencies would ...

Biden admin revisits sage grouse regs, teeing up fresh battles

by E & E News | January 11, 2023
But focusing on wild horses irks some conservation groups. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility released a report of its own accusing the USGS of overstating the harm caused by wild horses to greater sage grouse habitat, while overlooking the fact there are many more cows and ...

EPA targets plastics company in PFAS probe

by E & E News | January 5, 2023
Now, Inhance is under fire for its links to contamination of PFAS, a class of chemicals tied to serious health impacts. Last month, a pair of advocacy groups sued Inhance while EPA similarly filed a complaint against the company for violating the Toxic Substances Control Act. Both legal ...
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