Across the West, Special interest groups have unprecedented influence over America’s public lands. Many of these groups work across state boundaries to degrade public land protections.
Some groups, like Energy Citizens and State Solutions, work as a front for the oil and gas industry. Others, like the Mountain States Legal Foundation and the American Lands Council, oppose the idea of public land.
Money Trails shows how deep-pocketed special interests that are fighting public land protections all over the West.