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Gov. Susana Martinez's administration scored a win against the Pojoaque Pueblo after a federal appeals court junked the tribe's appeal to negotiate a gambling compact with the U.S.
... the Interior reportedly told the monument's chief advocate it is not on the list. But a spokeswoman for the Department of the Interior said "no decisions have been made one way or the other" on the Katahdin-area national monument. ... Trump's ...
MATTAWA, WA - President Trump signed an executive order yesterday giving authority to the Department of the Interior to review national monuments created since 1996 that are larger than 100,000 acres.
The Interior Department, under the Obama administration, finalized the rule in July to update a 1980s-era regulation and model for valuing oil, gas and coal royalties extracted on federal lands.
On April 19, 2017, somebody replaced most of the information on the Interior Department's main climate change page. The agency ... "It is no surprise that his Department of the Interior would prefer public attention to climate change would simply go ...
At some point between Feb. 25 and April 26, the Department of the Interior scrubbed nearly any mention of climate change from its webpage on the topic.
President Donald Trump speaks at the Interior Department in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, before signing an Antiquities Executive Order.
Trump will sign the executive order Wednesday at the Interior Department, Secretary Ryan Zinke told reporters. The order could lead to the reshaping of roughly 30 national monuments that were designated by Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and ...
Trump will order the Interior Department to review locations for offshore oil and gas exploration and consider selling drilling rights in territory that former President Barack Obama put off limits, according to people briefed on the order who spoke on ...
Nicole Vasilaros, vice president of federal and legal affairs for the National Marine Manufacturers Association (fourth from right), participates in an Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable meeting on Monday with the federal Department of the Interior.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (Legal Newsline) - Environmental groups are suing the U.S. Interior Department, alleging violation of federal law.
With their incredibly long necks, tall stature and angular spotting, giraffes are certainly unique in the animal world, and it would be a serious tragedy to watch them die out.
Federal officials have concluded that infrastructure for a proposed hydropower project - which would tap billions of gallons of groundwater in the California desert, just outside Joshua Tree National Park - wouldn't be especially harmful to the ...
The mayor's plan would allow for construction of two 2.5 million-gallon storage tanks at the Levine Reservoir, an idea that has been opposed by the U.S.
Spokane Tribal Council Chair Carol Evans said the new casino, under the Hard Rock Hotel banner, was approved last year by both the Interior Department and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, and "is located in the heart of our ancestral homeland." The Spokane ...
Nevada won a temporary reprieve from the Interior Department's plans to enforce sweeping restrictions on land use as a means of protecting greater sage grouse habitat, but failed to convince a federal judge to put those plans on hold entirely.
That election will decide who will fill the seat vacated by Ryan Zinke, who was tapped by President Trump to head up the Department of the Interior. But citizens will only get that ... The Interior Department oversees both FWS and the BIA. Again: the ...
In 2011, the U.S. Department of the Interior approved a plan to construct dozens of wind turbines and a high-capacity transmission line on Steens Mountain.
According to the Interior Department release, 331 million people visited America's 417 National Park Service sites in 2016.
According to the Interior Department release, 331 million people visited America's 417 National Park Service sites in 2016.
David Bernhardt is rumored to be a candidate for Deputy Secretary of the Interior. If his name sounds familiar, it's because he was a member of President Donald Trump's transition team, serving as the head on Interior Department issues. He also worked ...
The lawsuit against the Department of the Interior involves the rare approval of an off-reservation casino about two miles (3.2 kilometers) from the Northern Quest Casino.
Jay Inslee, and "is located in the heart of our ancestral homeland." The Spokane tribe's reservation is just northwest of Spokane, which is in Eastern Washington.
Nelson joins a chorus of Westerners and environmentalists calling on President Trump's Interior Department not to shut out public input on its reconsideration of the BLM rule (Greenwire, April 12).
As Staff Writer Richard Cowen reported, an official with the federal Department of the Interior has now weighed in on the Levine reservoir, and in a letter last month cautioned local and state officials about the construction of the controversial tanks ...
Missoula - One of three remaining energy development leaseholders in the Badger-Two Medicine area south of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation has sued the federal government for access to the land, despite the Department of the Interior's cancellation ...
Transferring lands to state control is unlikely to happen. But the Interior Department could borrow a lesson from charter schools by creating "charter forests" on public lands.
This lawsuit challenged the Record of Decision issued May 24, 2012, by Donald Laverdure, Acting Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, concerning the acquisition of the Plymouth Parcels property in trust for the Ione Band of ...
The Department of the Interior oversees one in every five acres of the United States. Zinke's wide-ranging portfolio includes managing national parks, overseeing Native American affairs and directing mineral and energy extraction policy on public lands.
The Timbisha Shoshone tribe fully expected to acquire the Ridgecrest land parcel intended for a casino through a discretionary acquisition requiring the NEPA ...
Federal official warns that replacing reservoir with tanks could impede on historic district.
It names as defendants the U.S. Department of the Interior and Jamie Connell, state director of the Montana-Dakotas Office of the Bureau of Land Management.
In a significant policy reversal, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced Wednesday it will no longer pursue the possible returning of the National Bison Range to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribes.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, President Donald Trump's chief land manager with control over vast amounts of the United States, met with Gov.
An internal report released Wednesday by the Interior Department found that men working in a maintenance unit at Yellowstone National Park "created a work environment that included unwelcome and inappropriate comments and actions toward women.
The memo prepared by Democratic staff of the House Committee on Oversight and government Reform details a string of correspondence between the U.S.
Six seniors from the College of Charleston Historic Preservation and Community Planning Program arrived in Seaside recently to begin documenting the Seaside Chapel and Post Office for the U.S.
Members of the Florida delegation sent a letter on Thursday urging the U.S. Interior Department to reverse its decision downgrading the Florida manatee's status from "endangered" to "threatened.
The memo prepared by Democratic staff of the House Committee on Oversight and government Reform details a string of correspondence between the U.S.
"It's a linchpin of the Navajo and Hopi economy," said Dan Dubray, a spokesman for the U.S. Interior Department, which owns 24 percent of the plant and has a legal obligation to protect tribal assets and resources.
W.A. Moncrief Jr., president of one of the nation's largest oil and gas businesses, has filed a lawsuit alleging the federal government illegally canceled an oil and gas lease in the remote Badger-Two Medicine region of Montana, an area with cultural ...
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke speaks to Yellowstone National Park employees March 17 at the Mammoth Community Center. The Interior Department's inspector general on Wednesday released a report that investigators found credible evidence ...
Zinke will meet with Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday and visit Interior Department offices in Sacramento to start his two-day swing through California.
Tester spokesman Dave Kuntz said the senator wanted "the Interior Department (to) make this process more transparent and provide folks the opportunity to weigh in on any proposed action.
The Interior Department's methane and natural gas rule limits the release of methane from oil and gas operations on public lands, a common practice of venting, leaking, and flaring the potent greenhouse gas.
As Climate Central points out, the Department of the Interior is putting big chunks of territory on America's Eastern Seaboard up for lease, and making sure people know when new deals are signed.
Citing "a source familiar with the workings," Politico reports the Republican is being considered to lead an Interior Department offshore drilling bureau. The unnamed source says it's unclear whether Angelle is being considered for the Bureau of Ocean ...
It was obvious even during the presidential campaign that Donald Trump didn't know much about water policy and didn't have much inclination to learn.





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