Tag: Trout Unlimited

  • Outdoor businesses call on Congress to pass “Good Samaritan” bill for abandoned mine cleanups

    Outdoor businesses call on Congress to pass “Good Samaritan” bill for abandoned mine cleanups

    Legislation necessary to remove liability hurdles preventing organizations and state agencies from cleaning up draining abandoned mines     ARLINGTON, Va.—Today, a coalition of 59 fishing, hunting and outdoor recreation businesses urged Congress to pass the bipartisan Good Samaritan Remediation of Abandoned Hardrock Mines Act (S. 3571), legislation sponsored by U.S. Sens. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and James Risch (R-ID). The […]

  • Trout Unlimited praises legislation to facilitate abandoned mine cleanups

    Trout Unlimited praises legislation to facilitate abandoned mine cleanups

    Bill would enable ‘Good Samaritan’ cleanups and tackle water quality problems across the West  A bipartisan bill that would help address the chronic problem of pollution leaking from abandoned hardrock mines was introduced today in the U.S. Senate. Lead bill sponsors Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Senator James Risch (R-ID) were joined by Senators Ben […]

  • Trout Unlimited is victorious in lawsuit to reinstate proposed protections for headwaters of Bristol Bay

    Trout Unlimited is victorious in lawsuit to reinstate proposed protections for headwaters of Bristol Bay

    Court vacates the 2019 decision to withdraw the Bristol Bay 404(c) Proposed Determination   ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Today, the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska vacated the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) 2019 decision to withdraw the Bristol Bay 404(c) Proposed Determination, reinstating important proposed protections for the headwaters of Bristol Bay. These proposed protections would limit the amount of mine waste that could be released […]

  • EPA announces reinstatement of Clean Water Act protections for Bristol Bay, Alaska watershed

    EPA announces reinstatement of Clean Water Act protections  for Bristol Bay, Alaska watershed

    Following Ninth Circuit ruling in favor of Trout Unlimited, EPA moves to vacate unlawful 2019 decision to withdraw the Proposed Determination for Bristol Bay and reinstate longstanding proposed protections. ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it would move to vacate its 2019 decision to withdraw proposed protections for Bristol Bay and  reinstate the agency’s earlier 2014 Proposed Determination. These  proposed protections would limit the amount of waste water and […]

  • This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: Nelli Williams, Alaska Director, Trout Unlimited & Tia Shoemaker, Alaskan Hunting Guide

    This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast:  Nelli Williams, Alaska Director, Trout Unlimited & Tia Shoemaker, Alaskan Hunting Guide

    Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes Nelli Williams, Alaska Director, Trout Unlimited & Tia Shoemaker, Alaskan hunting guide to talk about Pebble Mine and Bristol Bay.  Nelli WilliamsNelli is the Alaska Director for Trout Unlimited and has worked for the past 12 years on stopping the proposed Pebble Mine and securing long-term […]

  • Trout Unlimited and Fly Fishers International formalize conservation partnership

    Trout Unlimited and Fly Fishers International formalize conservation partnership

    Feb. 1, 2021   Contacts:   Chris Wood, president and CEO, Trout Unlimited, cwood@tu.org   Patrick Berry, president and CEO, Fly Fishers International, pberry@flyfishersinternational.org  Mark Taylor, Trout Unlimited eastern communications director, mark.taylor@tu.org  Arlington, VA — Trout Unlimited and Fly Fishers International have entered into a formal conservation partnership, consummating the collective conservation focus of each organization to greater substantive effect.  The agreement formally recognizes and […]

  • The TU Service Partnership and a National Day of Service and Remembrance

    The TU Service Partnership and a National Day of Service and Remembrance

    Since 2009, September 11 is recognized as a National Day of Service and Remembrance. On this day Americans across the country volunteer in tribute to those lost and injured in the September 11, 2001 attacks, first responders, and the many who have since risen in service. In honor of this year’s National Day of Service […]

  • New Report Explores Conservation and Critical Minerals

    New Report Explores Conservation and Critical Minerals

    Coalition seeks to balance fish and wildlife conservation with mining and supply chain security Washington D.C. (August 24, 2020) – A diverse coalition, including Trout Unlimited, National Wildlife Federation and Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, has launched its Critical Minerals Report: A Conservation Perspective exploring the confluence of fish and wildlife conservation, hunting and fishing traditions, clean energy and responsible […]

  • TU produces double-lined face coverings to keep anglers safe in the time of COVID-19

    TU produces double-lined face coverings to keep anglers safe in the time of COVID-19

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Trout Unlimited this week unveiled its new double-lined face coverings designed to be worn by anglers who fish with and alongside others as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the nation. The coverings resemble cut-down face gaiters often worn for sun protection, and while they may certainly provide some ultraviolet relief, the face coverings are primarily […]

  • DSC Joins Campaign to Stay Safe in the Outdoors

    DSC Joins Campaign to Stay Safe in the Outdoors

    (May 20, 2020 – DALLAS) — Hunters and outdoor enthusiasts challenged by stay-at-home orders know that going outside is still a possibility. Favorite activities such as hunting, fishing, shooting, cycling, hiking, nature watching, even running can be done responsibly, with an eye to stopping the spread of coronavirus. A new media campaign #ResponsibleRecreation aims to encourage outdoor […]