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Latest: The EPA drops mine cleanup proposal
Latest: The EPA drops mine cleanup proposal
Obama-era plan required mining companies to prove they can pay for remediation.
Latest: Grand Canyon ‘mega-development’ voted down
Latest: Grand Canyon ‘mega-development’ voted down
Navajo council rejects plans for Escalade’s tram, shops, restaurants.
Latest: Klamath farmers lose ‘takings’ lawsuit
Latest: Klamath farmers lose ‘takings’ lawsuit
A judge denies compensation for the 2001 water shut-off to protect salmon runs.
Latest: Gray wolves delisted in Wyoming
Latest: Gray wolves delisted in Wyoming
The state will take over management of the species.
Latest: Oil equipment shipments won’t hit scenic Idaho road
Latest: Oil equipment shipments won’t hit scenic Idaho road
New size restrictions will keep “megaloads” off the road.
Latest: Family ordered to pay up for unauthorized grazing
Latest: Family ordered to pay up for unauthorized grazing
The Hages owe more than a half-million dollars.
Latest: Senators aim to revive rural funding
Latest: Senators aim to revive rural funding
In the meantime, states tighten their belts.
Latest: Participants in Nevada water hustle found guilty
Latest: Participants in Nevada water hustle found guilty
The charges include criminal conspiracy and trespass.
Latest: Future mining blocked around the Kalmiopsis
Latest: Future mining blocked around the Kalmiopsis
The moratorium will extend for 20 years.
Latest: Second male jaguar spotted in Arizona
Latest: Second male jaguar spotted in Arizona
New draft recovery plan for the Southwest released.
Latest: GOP House rules loosen land transfer regs
Latest: GOP House rules loosen land transfer regs
The rule would let the feds transfer land without accounting for costs.
Latest: Another attempt to open Arctic drilling
Latest: Another attempt to open Arctic drilling
The legislation is Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s ninth such try.
Latest: Snow geese die in a toxic lake in Montana
Latest: Snow geese die in a toxic lake in Montana
Thousands of the birds died during a winter storm.
Latest: Invasive zebra mussels have reached Montana
Latest: Invasive zebra mussels have reached Montana
Their arrival could have drastic economic effects.
Latest: California’s tree die-off is bigger than you thought
Latest: California’s tree die-off is bigger than you thought
An additional 36 million trees have died since May.
Latest: Roadless rule loophole for Colorado coal mine
Latest: Roadless rule loophole for Colorado coal mine
Enviromental groups had sued over the mine’s carbon impacts.
Latest: Feds plan sagebrush survey
Latest: Feds plan sagebrush survey
The data could provide a blueprint for science-based decisions.
Latest: Bilingual Park Service intern lands fulltime job
Latest: Bilingual Park Service intern lands fulltime job
In the nick of time, Nancy Fernandez achieves her goal.
Latest: Wildlife Services to revisit predator removal effects
Latest: Wildlife Services to revisit predator removal effects
A court order requires that the agency toss out its 22-year-old environmental impact assessment.
Latest: Oso lawsuit reaches $60 million settlement
Latest: Oso lawsuit reaches $60 million settlement
The 2014 disaster killed 43 people in one of Washington’s most active slide zones.
Latest: Feds warn states against letting mining companies self-bond
Latest: Feds warn states against letting mining companies self-bond
Three major coal companies have filed for bankruptcy this year.
Latest: NASA determines methane hotspot is from natural gas production
Latest: Officials open a criminal investigation of EPA’s role in the Animas river spill
Latest: Officials open a criminal investigation of EPA’s role in the Animas river spill
Agency contractors were excavating debris at the old mining site when the river flooded with wastewater.