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Press Releases

Below are Defenders' ten most recent press releases.
February 7, 2017

The House used the CRA to rescind BLM 2.0.

February 6, 2017

La semana pasada, los representates Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM-1ero) y Adriano Espaillat presentaron propuestas de ley ante la Cámara de Representantes contra la construccion del muro froterizo.

February 6, 2017

Late last week, Representatives Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM-1st) and Adriano Espaillat (D-NY-13th) introduced bills in the House of Representatives aimed at blocking the construction of the administration's proposed border wall.

February 1, 2017

Last night, President Trump announced Neil Gorsuch as his nominee for a lifetime seat on the Supreme Court.

January 30, 2017

President Donald Trump signed an executive order today that forces federal agencies to get rid of two rules for every new rule enacted.

January 27, 2017
Bison with calf, © Diana LeVasseur

Governor Steve Bullock ordered a reprieve for 40 Yellowstone bison waiting to see if they could be transferred to the Fort Peck Reservation.

January 26, 2017
Jaguar, © David Stein

El presidente Trump firmó ayer una orden ejecutiva que autoriza la extensión del muro fronterizo, una barrera artificial que divide y separa los paisajes del suroeste biológicamente, poniendo en peligro la vida silvestre como los jaguares, los lobos grises y los ocelotes.

January 25, 2017

President Trump signed an executive order today authorizing the extension of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, an artificial barrier that will biologically bisect and isolate Southwestern landscapes, jeopardizing endangered wildlife such as jaguars, Mexican gray wolves and ocelots, among other species.

January 24, 2017
oil pump, © Bureau of Land Management

Today, President Trump signed executive orders on his fourth day in office to move the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects forward.

January 23, 2017
Rabbit, © James Sweitzer

FWS must work closely with state wildlife agencies to ensure wildlife and public lands are protected.

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