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December 2, 2022

Brownsville, Texas - Weeks after NextDecade started clear-cutting land for its fracked gas export terminal, Rio Grande LNG, in the Rio Grande Valley, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) made steps towards speeding through its review of the proposed Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project.

November 3, 2022

This morning, local residents and members of the Carrizo Comecrudo Tribe of Texas gathered along HWY 48 outside the proposed site of Rio Grande LNG where clear-cutting is currently taking place.

October 4, 2022

Brownsville - Yesterday, members of the public across Texas submitted over 200 comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) during the scoping process for th

July 28, 2022

Today, Sierra Club and the Carrizo/Comecrudo Tribe of South Texas filed an appeal of the 445th District Court’s decision to dismiss their lawsuit filed against Cameron County and the Texas General Land Office (GLO).

June 21, 2022

The Biden Administration announced a first-of-its kind agreement with Tribal Nations to co-manage Bears Ears National Monument. The Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service, the Hopi Tribe, Navajo Nation, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, and the Pueblo of Zuni signed a cooperative agreement to strengthen the management and protection of the 1.36 million acre site. Established in 2016 by President Barack Obama, Bears Ears was one of the first national monuments established upon the request of Tribal Nations. In October 2021, President Joe Biden restored the boundaries of Bears Ears, which had been slashed 85% by his predecessor.

December 21, 2021

Yesterday, Sierra Club, Texas Campaign for the Environment, CHISPA Texas, Healthy Gulf, Earthjustice, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid and Indigenous Peoples of the Coast Bend, and several hundred individuals submitted comments to the US Army Corps of Engineers urging them to reject Phillips 66 and Trafigura’s 404 permit application for their Bluewater Oil Export Terminal project proposed for construction in the Coastal Bend region of Texas’ Gulf Coast.

November 15, 2021

During yesterday’s White House Tribal Nations Summit, President Biden announced important steps the administration is taking to better recognize Tribal sovereignty and protect the rights of Indigenous communities.

January 28, 2021

Phase 1 of the exploratory mining project has exceeded permitted acreage and wrongly characterizes the drilling site as containing “low archaeological sensitivity.”

BISHOP, CA — A Canadian gold exploration company, K2 Gold, has completed Phase 1 of an exploratory drilling project on traditional homelands of the Paiute-Shoshone and Timbisha Shoshone, on the doorstep of the area commonly known as Death Valley National Park. 

December 11, 2020

Reno, NV-- A broad coalition of conservationists, Native Americans, sportsmen and women, elected officials and others are celebrating the Congressional vote today that denies the U.S. military its long sought-after expansions of two major facilities in Nevada, at the Fallon Naval Air Station and the Nellis Test and Training Range. 

July 1, 2019

Montana-- Joining across international and sovereign lines, today the Blackfoot Confederacy -- comprised of the Piikani Nation, the Blackfeet Nation, the Siksika Nation and the Blood Tribe -- released a statement opposing the Trump Administration’s attempts to remove Endangered Species protections for grizzly bears in the