John Rader

John Rader

Conservation Advocate


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My Recent News

Public Lands Lease Report: Wild Speculation in Wild Places

May 7, 2020

While local governments, businesses, and individuals wrestle with the impacts of coronavirus, public lands leasing to the oil and gas industry continues unabated. But this irresponsible federal leasing in Wyoming […]

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Should Energy Companies be Exempt from Environmental Protections During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

April 1, 2020

In these lean times, it’s important to take stock of and be responsible with our resources, support our communities, and plan for a secure economic future. But while individuals and industries across the country are tightening their belts, energy companies are requesting exceptions from basic environmental protections that protect public health.

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Local input essential for development on federal public lands

February 11, 2020

For the first time in history, the federal government has proposed significant rollbacks to how the National Environmental Policy Act reviews the environmental impacts of development on public lands.

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Public lands leasing at bargain basement prices

November 20, 2019

But if similar plans around the West released under this administration’s “energy dominance” policy are any indication, we can expect the upcoming Rock Springs plan both to remove current protections and open even more lands to development.

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