A man holds a sign as he waits at the Kanab Airport to protest U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke on May 10, 2017 in Kanab, Utah. Zinke has been in the state of Utah since Sunday talking with state and local officials and touring the Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, to help determine their future status under the Trump Administration.
A political appointee at the Department of Interior has played a key, and sometimes controversial, role in opening a pristine wildlife refuge to drilling.
How Washington is bending over backward for mining companies in Nevada at the expense of environmental rules.
The Trump administration pried open an environmental ‘jewel’ for oil and gas exploration. But in its push to get started, it has ignored and distorted the work of its own experts.
Despite legal concerns, the Trump administration is pushing ahead.
In early September, DOI quietly rescinded two memos that provided guidance on protecting vulnerable communities and Native American sacred sites.
Proposals jeopardize safety precautions put in place after the Deepwater Horizon blowout.
Another controversy hits the Interior Department.
Trump's Bureau of Land Management is rapidly opening previously off-limits areas to oil and gas drilling.
A little-known bureaucrat named James Cason is reshaping the Department of the Interior.
Leaked draft of a DOI five-year plan reveals the priority of “energy dominance.”
Even as he offers them new opportunities, executives are quietly saying ‘no thanks.’
Dozens of senior officials have been reassigned at the Department of the Interior.
President Trump may be a friend to producers of coal — but his administration is already working to shortchange the communities that produce it.
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Questions about conflicts of interest and transparency shadow newly confirmed Interior Secretary David Bernhardt.
A top government scientist resigned in protest.