By Zack Colman | 12/05/13 04:33 PM
The Obama administration moved a step closer Thursday toward approving a rule that would authorize 30-year permits enabling energy companies with wind farms to kill eagles without penalty.
By Zack Colman | 11/21/13 04:12 PM
When Interior Secretary Sally Jewell sounded a call to support national parks last month, she imagined Republicans could come around to support the administration's conservation efforts in the wake of the federal government shutdown that kept the parks closed. "I think it's really clear from...
By Zack Colman | 11/19/13 06:15 AM
House Republicans will take shots at the Obama administration's energy policies this week when a handful of bills come to the floor for votes.
By Editorial Writer | 11/14/13 08:16 AM
Americans love golden and bald eagles. The majestic birds of prey are the nation’s symbol, and the removal of the bald eagle from the endangered species list in 2007 is justifiably a source of national pride.
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 04:01 PM
PINE RIDGE, S.D. — The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council next week plans to discuss whether to reopen negotiations with the federal government over compensation for the taking of the Black Hills in the 1800s.
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 09:31 AM
BOISE, Idaho — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has delayed indefinitely a final decision on two pathways for a new power line across southern Idaho.
By Associated Press | 11/08/13 07:12 AM
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama has nominated Neil Kornze to become director of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Kornze was raised in Elko and is a former senior adviser to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Since March he has been leading the BLM as the agency's...
By Ron Arnold | 11/07/13 07:35 PM
Environmentalists want a Utopian world where they don’t use anything and deprive everyone else of affordable energy so they can’t use anything. That barbed sentiment comes from a veteran of the Big Green power wars during President Ronald Reagan's administration: William Perry Pendley....
By Michal Conger | 11/07/13 03:24 PM
Fourteen federal agencies have spent at least $70 billion on climate change-related activities since 2005, but most refuse to tell Congress and taxpayers how the money is being spent. The actual amount may be much higher, according to the Congressional Research Service, because the data it...
By Zack Colman | 10/31/13 04:16 PM
Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell vowed that President Obama would use executive authority to create more national monuments to protect lands if Congress doesn't pass legislation to do so. "If Congress doesn't step up to act," Jewell said during a speech at the National Press Club...
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