Public Lands

Last Stand for the Mojave Cross?

Last Stand for the Mojave Cross? Supreme Court Only Option to Stay Removal of Giant Cross after 9th Circuit Ruling Washington, DC — The seven-year battle to force the National Park Service to remove a cross from the middle of the Mojave National Preserve is nearing an...

America’s Ten Most Imperiled Wildlife Refuges 2008

America’s Ten Most Imperiled Wildlife Refuges Threatened by Oil Drilling, Mining, Roads, ORV Use and, Above All – Politics Washington, DC — National Wildlife Refuges are supposed to shelter countless migratory waterfowl, native mammals, reptiles and amphibians but...

Shell’s Revolving Door Swings U.S. Arctic Drilling Program

Shell’s Revolving Door Swings U.S. Arctic Drilling Program Oil Company Grabs Top Agency Managers to Push What They Used to Regulate Washington, DC — Since Shell Oil Company re-entered the Arctic market in 2005, it has avidly acquired the services of an array of former...

New Battle at the Little Bighorn

New Battle at the Little Bighorn Planned “Temporary” Visitor Center in Center of Battlefield Draws Historians’ Ire Washington, DC — A plan to build an expanded visitor center at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument in Montana has sparked heated opposition...

Off-Roaders Booted From Arizona Monument Due to Abuses

Off-Roaders Booted From Arizona Monument Due to Abuses Section of Sonoran Desert National Monument Off-Limits to ORVs for Two-Years Tucson — A large portion of the Sonoran Desert National Monument will be closed to off-road vehicle traffic for two years to help it...