Over the past two years, nearly 1 in 5 federal oil and gas leases offered in the Intermountain West has been in a wildlife priority area.
The Trump administration’s inadequate environmental assessment dramatically underestimates the damage that drilling for oil in the refuge would cause.
As the United States undertakes an unprecedented elimination of protected areas, Canada and Mexico are emerging as North America’s leaders in the conservation of lands and oceans.
Here are the top 16 races where voters rebuked the Trump administration’s anti-conservation policies.
The Trump administration is subsidizing the clear-cut and export of America’s largest national forest, despite evidence of logging’s high cost and meager economic return.
The announced move of two agencies out of Washington and under new USDA management places research integrity and public data at risk.
The oil and gas industry is using America’s public lands to pad their own bottom line at the expense of U.S. taxpayers.
The oil and gas industry is using undeveloped federal leases of U.S. public lands to inflate corporate valuations while shortchanging U.S. taxpayers.
A culture of corruption in President Donald Trump’s Interior Department may be resulting in lucrative rewards for the political patrons and past clients of Secretary Ryan Zinke, Deputy Secretary David Bernhardt, and other senior Trump administration officials.
Interior Secretary Zinke is risking the success of the 11-state plan to conserve the greater sage-grouse and its habitat and is weakening a bedrock environmental law.
Congress’ first attempt at the next Farm Bill guts support on which farmers and land managers rely to be good stewards of the nation's natural resources, while cutting important conservation programs and weakening environmental laws.
This report provides a path forward for federal, state, and city governments to safeguard the ecological and economic health of the American West by protecting and restoring its waterways.
To benefit oil drillers, the Department of the Interior is ignoring its legal mandate for sound fiscal and environmental stewardship of the public trust.
The Trump administration's ideas for America's national parks are fiscally dishonest and wholly insufficient.
In just one year, these five lobbyists and industry representatives successfully swung Interior Secretary Zinke to the far right.