- An attack on the Endangered Species Act - cut U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service scientists out of the review process for determining if new development projects pose a threat to endangered animals. Read related posts on Endangered Spaces.
- A fire sale of the West's most precious remaining open spaces - put oil rigs within view of some of Utah's best known national parks and monuments. See related post on Endangered Spaces.
- A parting gift to the coal industry - repeal of a 1983 law that prohibits coal mining activities within 100 feet of flowing streams, making it even easier for mountaintop removal mining to continue. View related posts on Endangered Spaces.