Protect the sage grouse from the dirty Alton Coal Mine!
The proposed expansion of the Alton Coal mine in Southern Utah is threatening the southernmost range of the iconic sage grouse.
Once seen in great numbers across the West, the sage grouse populations have declined over the past century because of the loss of sagebrush habitat essential for their survival.
Fortunately, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Forest Service are preparing to enact plans that protect the sage grouse and reverse the downward trend in population numbers.
But the BLM's proposed plan in Utah allows huge exemptions to those protections for coal surface mining and other dirty energy projects, such as the Alton Coal Mine, where the southern-most sage grouse breeding ground in the lower 48 states is located.
Tell the BLM to implement the conservation alternative that protects vital populations, habitat, and mating grounds of the sage grouse.
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