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...

Wind Project in Wyoming Envisions Coal Miners as Trainees

A Chinese turbine maker with a practice of seeking local workers sees benefit in focusing attention on a core group of Trump supporters in need of jobs.

Retired Miners Lament Trump’s Silence on Imperiled Health Plan

Coal company bankruptcies have left coverage for retirees, many with chronic ailments, in federal hands. Unless Congress acts this month, benefits will end.

Tribes That Live Off Coal Hold Tight to Trump’s Promises

By JULIE TURKEWITZ April 1, 2017 CROW AGENCY, Mont. — The pale yellow halls of the Crow government building here are nearly empty these days, with 1,000 of this tribe’s 1,300 employees recently laid off. Across the way, Rebecca Ten Bear Reed and...

News Analysis: Planned Rollback of Climate Rules Unlikely to Achieve All Trump’s Goals

News Analysis By CORAL DAVENPORT March 27, 2017 President Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Tuesday to roll back most of President Barack Obama’s climate change legacy, celebrating the move as a way to increase the nation’s...