Historians hoping to preserve the ancient Octagon Earthworks in Newark, Ohio, as a UNESCO World Heritage site face a problem: the golf club that leases the property.
There were only about 72,000 bald eagles in the lower 48 states in 2009. Researchers say the population is now above 300,000.
The Senate confirmed Ms. Haaland to lead the Interior Department. She’ll be charged with essentially reversing the agency’s course over the past four years.
As Deb Haaland, President Biden’s choice for Interior secretary, heads toward a showdown vote, the department she would head is moving ahead on environmental policies.
Senator Joe Manchin III, who oversees the confirmation hearing, said he would support Representative Deb Haaland, President Biden’s nominee to lead the Interior Department.
“The president has been clear to all of us — words matter, tone matters and civility matters,” said Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary.
President Biden’s choice for interior secretary faces her confirmation hearing on Tuesday. No other cabinet nominee has divided the two main parties as sharply as she has.
A rule change means companies will not be held liable for killing migratory birds as long as their actions were not intentionally designed to do so.
The expected nomination of Deb Haaland.
Deb Haaland’s nomination as secretary of the interior is historic. But as the first Native cabinet member, she would have to strike a delicate balance.
That’s how much land Biden wants to conserve over the next decade. But is it possible?
The outgoing administration is pushing through approval of corporate projects over the opposition of environmental groups and tribal communities.
The appointment would make history if confirmed by the Senate, placing a Native American in a cabinet secretary position for the first time.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s energy and environment team will have the difficult task of crafting climate policies that can bypass Congress and survive judicial review.
Congress should raise the royalty rates on federal lands.
Lists of names of those the president-elect is said to be considering are flying across Washington, prompting lawmakers and interest groups to raise questions about some top contenders.
An expanding coalition of Native Americans, liberal activists and Democrats in Congress are demanding an American Indian Interior secretary, and they want Deb Haaland.
Liberals got “trounced” in Montana, and the party will spend the next few years in the wilderness.
The demise of coal-fired power plants in Arizona and Kentucky shows how the president, despite promises to restore jobs, failed to counter the forces decimating the industry.
A federal judge in Montana ordered William Perry Pendley, whose appointment was not confirmed by the Senate, to leave the position.
Starting with the Big Blowup of 1910, the U.S. Forest Service’s strategy mostly has been to put out fires as fast as possible. With climate change and shifting populations, we’re losing that war.
The decision sets up a fierce legal battle over the fate of a vast, remote area that is home to polar bears, caribou and the promise of oil wealth.
Federal employees are being ushered back to office buildings under inconsistent and conflicting reopening plans, against the wishes of leaders in the nation’s capital.
The executive order includes John Adams, Harriet Tubman and Martin Luther King Jr. among those who would be honored. So would Billy Graham, Antonin Scalia and Ronald Reagan.
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe set up checkpoints to limit the spread of the coronavirus. After the state objected, the White House got involved. Now the tribe has asked a federal judge to intervene.
The force was centrally involved in the authorities’ use of pepper spray to clear protesters from a park near the White House this month.
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.
The inspector general is also investigating allegations that the Interior Department inappropriately leaked sensitive tribal data.
An Interior Department official has pressed scientists to include misleading climate language—including debunked claims that increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is beneficial—into their work.