Ten Reasons Why EPA Must Use the Clean Water Act to Permanently Protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay From the Pebble Mine

June 29, 2021 • Bonnie Gestring
Northern Dynasty’s proposed Pebble Mine took a hit this month! The Pedro Bay Alaska Native Corporation announced that it has agreed to secure a conservation easement on land it owns around Iliamna Lake. The land includes part of the “northern… More »
Just Minerals

Just Minerals for a Just Transition

June 17, 2021 • Raquel Dominguez
Today, Earthworks published Just Minerals: Safeguarding protections for community rights, sacred places, and public lands from the unfounded push for mining expansion.  The report shares why a responsible energy transition hinges on prioritizing mineral recycling, reuse, and substitution over new… More »

Jack McDonald to EPA: give my generation time

June 15, 2021 • Jack McDonald
Jack provided the below comment live to the EPA during its June 15, 2021 methane public listening session to provide input on the rule it will publish this September to cut oil and gas production’s methane pollution.   My name is… More »

Josh Eisenfeld to EPA: oil and gas companies won’t save us but you can

June 15, 2021 • Josh Eisenfeld
Josh provided the below comment live to the EPA during its June 15, 2021 methane public listening session to provide input on the rule it will publish this September to cut oil and gas production’s methane pollution. Hello and thank you… More »

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Sharon Wilson to EPA: cutting methane is the least you can do

June 15, 2021 • Sharon Wilson
Sharon provided the below comment live to the EPA during its June 15, 2021 methane public listening session to provide input on the rule it will publish this September to cut oil and gas production’s methane pollution. I’m Sharon Wilson with… More »

Miguel Escoto to EPA: Cut oil & gas methane pollution to protect communities & climate

June 15, 2021 • Miguel Escoto
Miguel provided the below comment live to the EPA during its June 15, 2021 methane public listening session to provide input on the rule it will publish this September to cut oil and gas production’s methane pollution. My name is… More »
Wind farm in Holderness, UK

What’s Missing from the New IEA Report on Mining and the Renewable Energy Transition?

June 14, 2021 • Raquel Dominguez
The International Energy Agency sends a mixed message in its recent reports, urging that we leave fossil fuels in the ground while simultaneously calling for more extraction of metals used in low-carbon technologies. This extractivist push is both problematic and… More »

On dragonflies, injustice, an oil pipeline, and President Biden

June 10, 2021 • Trish Weber
What sticks with me the most from the Treaty People Gathering at the Headwaters of the Mississippi River are the dragonflies. Not long after my son died, an Anishinaabeg friend gifted me a pair of dragonfly earrings. He told me… More »