EDGI Releases 2019 Annual Report

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EDGI has just released its 2019 Annual Report. We’ve grown and matured as an organization, and have been busy over the past year, continuing to make important contributions to highlighting the dismantling of federal environmental protections, and to thinking proactively about models of environmental data justice. EDGI employs four core strategies to achieve our organizational […]

Worked for “entities accused of violating DOI regulations” and other omissions in the (Nominated) Secretary for the Interior, David Bernhardt’s, Official Bio.

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Authors: Jesse DiValli, Sara Wylie, Gretchen Gehrke The Department of Interior’s (DOI) biography page for David Bernhardt, the nominee for Secretary of the Interior, omits description of Bernhardt’s long history of work for fossil fuel and mining companies who have a vested interest in increased access to the public land that the DOI stewards and […]

Sage Grouse Informational Resources on BLM Website Inadequate for Public Participation in Management Plan Amendments

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Image credit: Bob Wick Report: Reduction in Access to Sage Grouse Conservation Information and Resource on BLM Websites   The sage grouse, an iconic bird of the western plains who relies on a healthy sagebrush ecosystem, has long been the pawn in debates between conservationists and oil and gas developers. On March 15, 2019, the […]

Fish and Wildlife Service removed online resources after controversial opinion on incidental take

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Image: A capture of FWS.gov’s 404 error page. Users will no longer be able to access the site’s “Incidental Take” page. Blog by Aaron Lemelin, Marcy Beck, Gretchen Gehrke Report: Removals of Access to Migratory Bird Treaty Act and Incidental Take Resources on the DOI’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Website President Trump has tapped […]

EDGI’s Congressional Testimony for Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Hearing: “EPA Enforcement: Taking the Environmental Cop off the Beat”

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On Tuesday February 26th Professor Chris Sellers from Stony Brook University testified on behalf of EDGI for the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Live Stream The hearing “EPA’s Enforcement Program: Taking the Environmental Cop Off The Beat” investigates the EPA’s enforcement record under the Trump administration. EDGI was invited to testify […]