In Last Rush, Trump Grants Mining and Energy Firms Access to Public Lands

The outgoing administration is pushing through approval of corporate projects over the opposition of environmental groups and tribal communities.

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Top U.S. Lands Official Served Unlawfully for Over a Year, a Federal Judge Rules

A federal judge in Montana ordered William Perry Pendley, whose appointment was not confirmed by the Senate, to leave the position.

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Senior Interior Official Broke Ethics Rules a 2nd Time, Watchdog Says

An assistant secretary at the department used his position to help a family member get a job at the Environmental Protection Agency, according to an internal government investigation.

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Most Events in the Lincoln Memorial Are Banned. Trump Got an Exception.

Citing the “extraordinary crisis” of the coronavirus, the interior secretary relaxed the rules so the president could hold a Fox News interview in one of the nation’s most hallowed spaces.

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