Parts of National Monument in Utah May Lose Federal Protection

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is expected to recommend that the Bears Ears monument be reduced in size, setting up a fight with environmentalists and Native Americans.

Trump Rules: Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands

Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands By ERIC LIPTON and BARRY MEIER August 6, 2017 Coal mining operations near Decker, Mont. Trump Rules By ERIC LIPTON and BARRY MEIER August 6, 2017 DECKER, Mont. — The...

Interior Secretary Recommends Shrinking Borders of Bears Ears Monument

Ryan Zinke’s proposal for the Utah conservation area is being watched closely as an indicator of how the Trump administration will treat public lands.

Trump Is Expected to Sign Orders That Could Expand Access to Fossil Fuels

By CORAL DAVENPORT April 25, 2017 WASHINGTON — After moving last month against Barack Obama’s efforts to limit fossil fuel exploration and combat climate change, President Trump will complete his effort to overturn environmental policy this week,...