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    Wildfire Prevention & Recovery

    Poor Management Causes Wildfires, Harming the Land and Livelihoods of Public Land Ranchers Recent drought and miles of unmanaged forest on federal lands have led to damaging wildfires,…

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  • Endangered Species

    Enacted in 1973, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was intended to prevent the extinction of certain species by recovering them and removing them from the threatened and endangered species…

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  • Antiquities Act

    Designating Lands as “Special“—and Facing the Consequences The west is abounding with awe-inspiring scenes of mountain meadows, towering canyons, and rushing rivers. Many of these beautiful and bountiful…

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  • Wild Horse & Burro

    Wild horses and burros are non-native animals, protected by the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act (WHB Act). The proper management of these animals on federal land affects many…

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  • Water & Wetlands

    Since the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972, EPA, the Supreme Court, and regulated stakeholders have struggled to find a definition of “navigable waters” that follows the…

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  • Gray Wolf

    Since being listed as an endangered species in 1974, the gray wolf has exceeded recovery goals by more than 300 percent and has bipartisan support for a delisting. In…

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  • Equal Access to Justice Act

    The Judgment Fund and the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) were enacted to reimburse attorneys’ fees to people who prevail in court against the federal government. However, the…

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