Homeland Security Chief Michael Chertoff is using the
recently passed Real ID Act to bypass environmental, safety and
labor laws in order to build a giant border fence south of San
by Michelle Burkhart,
Oct 31, 2005
President-elect George W. Bush has nominated former
Colorado Attorney General Gale Norton to head the Interior
Department, and some environmentalists are worried about her ties
by Rebecca Clarren,
Jan 15, 2001
His choices of Gale Norton for Interior Secretary and John
Ashcroft for Attorney General show that George W. Bush has already
by Jon Margolis,
Jan 29, 2001
Supporters call Mark Rey, Bush's nominee for
undersecretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources and the
Environment, a forest management expert, but wary environmentalists
liken him to Darth Vader and Machiavelli.
by Jane Braxton Little,
Jul 30, 2001
After nine months as BLM chief, Jim Baca is forced to
resign amid controversy.
by Tony Davis,
Feb 21, 1994
Fired BLM chief critical of his agency and Bruce
by Ed Marston,
Feb 21, 1994
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources scaled back and shaken
by Larry Warren,
May 30, 1994
Bruce Babbitt takes environmentalists' and ranchers'
criticism in stride.
by Michael Riley,
Aug 22, 1994
Jim Baca says in Reno speech that environmental grass
roots of West have to be reinvigorated.
Jul 25, 1994
Former Interior Secretary James Watt is indicted by a
federal grand jury for lying to Congress and obstructing an
investigation of fraud.
by Anders Halverson,
Mar 06, 1995