The new Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, has cleared the way for massive new coal-mining operations on federal public land, including in essential wildlife habitat.
By opening these wildlands to coal development, the government is ignoring the harm more coal development will cause.
The short- and long-term effects could be catastrophic for wildlife, clean air and water, people, and the climate.
In response, Defenders has filed suit challenging this reckless decision – but we need your help.
Please donate today to help defend wildlife from unprecedented extremist attacks!