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Ad calls on administration to keep promise on national roadless rule WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A week after the Obama administration issued a statement in support of a State of Colorado proposal to open areas within 4.4 million acres of roadless national forest to new coal mining and oil and gas development, more than 500 scientists from across the country are calling on the Obama administration to stand behind the national roadless rule, which would preclude this...
Ad asks for rainforest's protection under national roadless rule WASHINGTON, Oct.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane Danowitz, director of the Pew Environment Group's U.S.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane Danowitz, director of the Pew Environment Group's U.S.
WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane Danowitz, director of the Pew Environment Group's U.S.
New Ads Feature Basketball to Call for "Time Out" on Development WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the first round of the NCAA national basketball tournament prepares to tip off today, the Pew Environment Group launched a new ad campaign that appeals to President Barack Obama's affinity for the sport by calling for a "time out" on new road building in undeveloped national forests.
DENVER, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today Governor Ritter announced that the State of Colorado secured a vital delay that prevents the Forest Service's rush to implement a new management plan for the state's pristine backcountry roadless areas.
Conservation groups say proposed rules for governing Colorado's eight national forests expose too much land to roads and development.
Roadless areas in the White Mountain National Forest are supposed to be absent of roads and full of trees. But the U.S. Forest Service has two roadless areas on the chopping block for new roads and clear cutting. The two projects in Jackson and Warren are home to 100-year-old trees and wildlife.