Washington, DC

Wyden, Manchin, Cantwell Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Catastrophic Wildfires

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., today introduced legislation to help prevent the blistering and destructive infernos destroying homes, businesses and livelihoods and becoming all too common as the climate crisis grows.
Denver, Colo.

Defenders of Wildlife Puts U.S. Forest Service on Notice for Bad Forest Plan

Defenders of Wildlife notified the U.S. Forest Service today that they will be filing a lawsuit over the agency’s failure to protect the Canada lynx
Boise, Ida.

Idaho Documents Reveal Weeks-old Wolf Pups Among 570 Maimed, Slaughtered Wolves

As the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced last week that the removal of wolves from Endangered Species Act protection nation-wide is “very imminent,” new

Press Releases

Hundreds of thousands say no to drilling in America’s Arctic Ocean

WASHINGTON (03/31/2011) - As Republicans in Congress continue to do Big Oil’s bidding, more than 250,000 people from across the country spoke out to demand

Defenders of Wildlife calls on Obama and Congress to focus less on dirty, fossil fuel production and more on safe, renewable energy development

Summary: President Obama outlined federal efforts to reduce dependence on foreign oil and diversify energy sources, including renewable energy and efficiency in a speech todayThe

Today’s Exxon Valdez oil spill anniversary serves as stark reminder to keep drilling out of America’s Arctic Ocean

WASHINGTON (03/24/2011) - It’s been 22 years since the world watched one of the worst environmental disasters of our time unfold in Alaska’s Prince William

Groups decry Salazar's dirty energy giveaway

Secretary of Interior announces 2.3 billion tons of new coal mining, 3.9 billion tons of new carbon dioxide CHEYENNE, Wyo. (03/22/2011) - Although the American

Settlement reached on wolf recovery in Idaho and Montana

Wolves to remain protected in Oregon and Washington MISSOULA, Mont. (03/18/2011) - Ten conservation groups reached a legal settlement today with the Department of the
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Rachel Brittin
Vice President, Communications
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Gwen Dobbs
Director of Media Relations
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Katherine Arberg
Communications Specialist
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Rebecca Bullis
Communications Associate
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Jake Bleich
Communications Associate
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Kerry Skiff
Communications Coordinator
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