The plan will end large-scale logging of old-growth timber and bar road development on more than 9 million acres.
The Biden administration said Friday it would “repeal or replace” a rule allowing roads and other types of development in more than half of Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, reviving 20-year old protections Donald Trump had stripped three months before leaving office.
New “America the Beautiful” report offers few specifics on how to protect 30 percent of U.S. lands and waters by 2030
The analysis of fine-particle matter, which includes soot, shows how decisions made decades ago about where to build highways and industrial plants continue to harm the health of Black, Latino and Asian Americans.
The new target, to be announced this week, would be a near-doubling of the goal that the nation promised under the Paris climate agreement in 2015.
The decision to relocate BLM headquarters to Colorado and redistribute jobs in the West prompted 287 employees to retire or find other jobs
Pebble Limited Partnership CEO Tom Collier said his company anticipated the Army Corps of Engineers would demand more details on how it would address the operation’s effect on the surrounding area.
The largest part of the continental United States to warm more than 2 degrees Celsius since 1895 feeds the Colorado River.
The decline in civil penalties could undermine EPA’s ability to deter wrongdoing, some former agency officials said, because they help ensure it is more expensive to violate the law than to comply with it.
The investigation examined whether he redrew boundaries of a national monument in Utah to aid a Republican state lawmaker.
Ryan Zinke’s Montana land deal with an oil services firm executive is under scrutiny for possible criminal investigation.
The Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General has referred one of its inquiries into Secretary Ryan Zinke’s conduct to the Justice Department.
The administration did not offer this dire forecast as part of an argument to combat climate change. Just the opposite: The analysis assumes the planet’s fate is already sealed.
As polls opened across Wisconsin on Tuesday, the front-runners in the presidential race - Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton - braced for results that could deliver embarrassing setbacks and further unsettle contests on both sides.
President Barack Obama landed in Cuba Sunday afternoon, a trip that took more than half a century to arrive only 90 miles from U.S. shores.