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Some places are just Too Wild To Drill. Together we can protect them.

What if we destroyed some of the best wild places in America for short-lived commercial gains?

Right now, our last remaining wild places are under tremendous threat from pressures for oil, gas and mineral extraction on public lands. Americans depend on these unique wild lands for their way of life. Energy companies already have more leases than they can use — of the 27 million acres currently under lease to oil and gas companies, more than half are sitting idle. Likewise, the coal industry already has 20 years of reserves under lease.

Right now, our last remaining wild places are under tremendous threat from pressures for oil, gas and mineral extraction on public lands. Some places are just Too Wild To Drill — together we can protect them.

What drilling and mining does

Well pads and roads permanently scar the landscape, disrupting wildlife
Mining releases dangerous chemicals into the environment, harming communities
Haze, toxic chemicals and dust pollute the air and water

Help us protect these threatened sites

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Take action to protect Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante

We are challenging President Trump’s rollback of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in court, and the law is on our side. However, the government is moving forward with the process opening these priceless lands to uranium and coal mining, reckless off-road vehicle use and other damage.

The Interior Department is now accepting public comments on President Trump’s monument plans. Protest their use of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante!

Helpful tips

Social posts show your representatives what is top of mind for constituents. Make posts personal and pointed, tag your representatives and include #toowildtodrill to build a broader groundswell of buzz. On Facebook, go to https://www.facebook.com/townhall and turn your Constituent Badge on.

Photo Credits
Appalachian Trail © Mason Cummings, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge © Florian Schulz, Badger-Two Medicine © TonyBynum.com, Bears Ears National Monument © Mason Cummings, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness © Brian O'Keefe, Chihuahuan Desert Rivers © Gosia Allison-Kosior, Grand Canyon © Jessica Pope, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument © Mason Cummings, Mojave Trails National Monument © Mason Cummings, Mount St. Helens © Michael Sulis, North Fork of the Gunnison © Jim Brett, Northern Red Desert © Kathy Lichtendahl, Owyhee Desert Sagebrush © Scott Moore, Friends of Nevada Wilderness, Paradise Valley © William Campbell, Wayne National Forest © Rebecca Pollard