Arizona

Arizona Cattleman's Association

Self-described as “Arizona’s only professional organization solely dedicated to representing, educating, communicating and providing services to Arizona’s beef producing families.” Learn More

Arizona Mining Association

The Arizona Mining Association’s mission says it is the primary advocate for mining in Arizona and advocates for making the state the premier location for mining investments. Learn More

Colorado

Coloradans For Responsible Energy Development

An oil & gas front-group funded by Anadarko Petroleum, one of the largest public lands leaseholders and a company that put profits over people’s lives Learn More

Protecting Colorado’s Environment, Economy, And Energy Independence

Protecting Colorado’s Environment, Economy, And Energy Independence (PCEEEI) is a campaign committee in Colorado that funnels millions of dollars’ worth of contributions from the oil and gas industry into campaigns to oppose citizen-led ballot initiatives that would regulate the oil industry and the practice of hydraulic fracturing. Learn More

Vital For Colorado

Vital For Colorado claims to be a grassroots organization dedicated to protecting business and extractive industry interests. Learn More

Frontier Women's Job Council

Frontier Women’s Job Council is a very new group responsible for a mailer highlighting a derogatory tweet from the former mayor of Glenwood Springs, who is currently the President of Citizens Alliance. Citizens Alliance is fighting against Rocky Mountain Resource’s proposed expansion of the Mid-Continent quarry near Glenwood Springs. Learn More

Montana

The Montana Group

The Montana Group is a consulting firm that manages astroturf nonprofit groups to oppose public land protections. Its principals are corporate lobbyists and GOP campaign operatives. Learn More

Montana Outdoors Coalition

The Montana Outdoors Coalition has a limited online presence other than a report on the funding of Montana environmental groups. On LinkedIn there is one individual who lists it as his employer, a Montana political operative. Learn More

Nevada

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New Mexico

New Mexicans for Freedom

An oil and gas funded political action committee formed to influence elections and decisions on the state’s land board committee. Learn More

New Mexico Cattle Growers' Association

A group that is more focused on buying and selling ranch land than ranchers, the association is politically active throughout New Mexico. Learn More

New Mexico Habitat Conservation Initiative/ Chama Trout Stalkers

Front group created by wealthy Texan who successfully led push to privatize New Mexico’s streams. Learn More

Western Energy Alliance

A trade association that represents independent oil and gas companies throughout the west. Learn More

Utah

The Foundation For Integrated Management

FIRM reports instances of government overreach and the uses donor-raised funds to "file legal actions and communicate with the public in a bold effort to stand up for responsible access of these lands." Learn More

The Sutherland Institue

The Sutherland Institute is a nonprofit ”public policy research organization” that was at the forefront of opposing Bears Ears National Monument and other public lands. Learn More

Western Energy Alliance

A trade association that represents independent oil and gas companies throughout the west. Learn More

Multi-State

Mountain States Legal Foundation

Initially, an outgrowth of the “Sagebrush Rebellion,” MSLF moved on to address other issues including accessibility, affirmative action and federal regulation of free enterprise. Learn More

Independent Petroleum Association of America

The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) is a trade organization that represents thousands of oil and gas producers. It advocates for its members in front of the federal government. IPAA has met with several current officials at Interior and has spent more than $21 million in lobbying. Learn More

State Solutions, Inc.

State Solutions is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization formed by the Republican Governors Association that pays for ads attacking Democratic gubernatorial candidates. Learn More

Energy Citizens

Energy Citizens is a front-group formed by the American Petroleum Institute to fight environmental legislation in 2009. It still opposes oil and gas regulation through campaigns in Colorado as recently as 2019. Learn More

The American Lands Council

The American Lands Council is the leading advocate for eliminating federal public lands. It raises money primarily by soliciting county governments for donations-- a practice which has raised substantial ethics concerns. The group is currently working on federal legislation to cede federal public lands, but it refuses to disclose which lawmakers it is working with. Learn More

Property and Environment Research Center

Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) is an organization located in Bozeman, Montana that claims to be a research institute dedicated to promoting conservation by exploring how voluntary trade can produce positive environmental outcomes. They have been known to co-host a panel with the Heritage Foundation to having their research fellows write editorials on various topics. Learn More

Power the Future

Power The Future Is A Virginia-based 501(c)(4) run by a Koch-brothers insider. Its goals are “highlighting the amazing work energy workers do” and to “call attention to the misinformed activists who tarnish” the oil, gas, and energy industry. Learn More

Western Energy Alliance

Western Energy Alliance is a trade association that represents independent oil and gas companies throughout the west. It advocates for deregulating the oil and gas industry and has called for a moratorium on new oil and gas regulations. Learn More

Noble Energy

Noble Energy is an oil company that operates in the United States. It extensively funded anti-public lands astroturf campaigns and has a poor environmental record. Learn More

Anadarko

Anadarko, now owned by Occidental Petroleum, is an oil company that operates in the United States. It extensively funded anti-public lands astroturf campaigns and has a poor environmental record. Learn More