Releases

Oil Lobbyists Spin New BLM Leasing Data, as Shale Oil Boom Continues on Public Land

Lobbyists for big oil companies are spinning new data on oil leases on BLM land released today to show that leasing in public lands is “in decline,” but the well-documented oil boom driven by fracking technology tells a much different story. “It’s a little rich for industry lobbyists to plead poverty when oil production on federal lands is hovering […]

WVP Statement on Sage-Grouse Rider in “CR-omnibus”

Congressional leaders’ agreement in the “cr-omnibus” dealing with sage-grouse and the Fish and Wildlife Service disregarded the Department of Interior’s guidance and the will of western voters. Western voters and stakeholders have made it clear that they demand immediate action on the Greater sage-grouse of their leaders. However, because westerners expect immediate action on sage-grouse, […]

MEDIA RELEASE: New Campaign Spurs Action on Sage-Grouse Plan: MT BLM Director, Jamie Connell, Urged to Act Now

*For Immediate Release* Contact: info@westernvaluesproject.org ***MEDIA RELEASE*** TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014 New Campaign Spurs Action on Sage-Grouse Plan:   Montana BLM Director, Jamie Connell, Urged to Act Now Billboard, direct mail, and digital ads urge Montanans to contact Connell Billings, MT–  A new statewide advocacy campaign, Montanans for Sage Grouse Action, kicked off today, urging Montanans […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: New campaign calls on Montana BLM Director, Jamie Connell, to release sage-grouse plan

For Immediate Release Contact: info@westernvaluesproject.org ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2014 New campaign calls on Montana BLM Director, Jamie Connell, to release sage-grouse plan Billings, MT– Western Values Project is announcing the launch of a new statewide campaign called Montanans for Sage-Grouse Action on Tuesday, November 18 at 12:30PM at the Montana BLM headquarters in […]

Western Values Project Responds To Colorado BLM Director Helen Hankins Retirement

  Today, Colorado based industry and government watchdog organization Western Values Project, released the following statement after it was announced Colorado Bureau of Land Management Director Helen Hankins would retire from her post. “We wish the best for director Hankins and thank her for her years of dedicated public service,” said Western Values Project Director Ross […]

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