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Protecting Our Health and Oceans

Every day, we use millions of plastic bags, straws and utensils, and foam cups and containers for just a few minutes before tossing them, and...

Feb 23, 2020 Report
Graphic of the North Houston Highway Improvement Project

An example from our last Highway Bondoggles report shows why the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, is so important for understanding the environmental and...

Feb 13, 2020 Blog Post

In the race to save the environment from ourselves, we are going to need all the power we can muster, including the power of wonder....

Feb 12, 2020 Blog Post

The Trump administration’s FY2021 budget proposal provides yet another window on the administration’s indifference to the environment and disregard for America’s public lands legacy.

Feb 11, 2020 Blog Post

From sports fields and playgrounds to the great unspoiled wildernesses of our national parks, many of the natural lands that have escaped development have only...

Feb 5, 2020 Blog Post
How the Land and Water Conservation Fund Supports Outdoor Recreation in Nevada

Since 1965, the Land and Water Conservation Fund has provided more than $100 million to parks and preservation projects in Nevada, including funds for land...

Jan 29, 2020 Report

It’s no secret that President Trump has staged a relentless series of attacks on the environment and public lands since taking office. But if the...

Jan 11, 2020 Blog Post

On May 19, 2015, a rupture in an onshore pipeline transporting oil from offshore drilling platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel to onshore refineries spilled...

Dec 9, 2019 Blog Post
Broken Pipelines, Dirty Refineries and the Pollution Impacts of Energy Infrastructure

The Trump administration has proposed opening much of the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans off the U.S. coast to offshore oil and gas drilling. The...

Dec 4, 2019 Report

In the face of climate change and the potential for recurring, devastating drought, California needs to rethink agriculture - including how, where, and which crops...

Nov 26, 2019 Blog Post

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