energy development

New “FracTracker” Tool Can Help Safeguard National Parks

National parks preserve America’s priceless natural and cultural heritage for all time. But as America continues to grow and prosper, […]

We Can’t Afford to Wait

National Parks Play a Unique Role in Fighting Climate Change—and We Need Stricter Standards to Protect Them

The giant trees that give Sequoia National Park its name are some of the largest and longest-lived organisms in the […]

A rendering of how the power lines would have looked in Everglades National Park.

Transmission Lines in Everglades National Park? No Thanks!

Imagine Everglades National Park, and what comes to mind? For many people—even those who have never set foot in the […]

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Explore the Oil and Gas Development That Threatens Theodore Roosevelt’s Backyard

When a young Theodore Roosevelt owned and operated a cattle ranch in the badlands of western North Dakota in the […]

Fracking drilling rig outside Canyonlands National Park

The DeChristopher Effect

How Years of Controversy over Drilling for Energy in the Southwest Could Result in Compromise

On December 19, 2008, during the last few weeks of the Bush Administration, an oil and gas lease auction captured […]