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National Parks are warming twice as fast as the U.S. overall
National Parks are warming twice as fast as the U.S. overall
Climate change poses the greatest threat to some of the country’s most prized areas.
The country’s busiest oil and gas office has a plan for more drilling
The country’s busiest oil and gas office has a plan for more drilling
Southern New Mexico offers a testing ground for Trump’s vision for energy dominance.
Latest: County campaign promotes monuments on the chopping block
Latest: County campaign promotes monuments on the chopping block
San Juan County says ‘Make it Monumental’ while asking for exemption from the Antiquities Act.
In California, a bipartisan win for cap and trade
In California, a bipartisan win for cap and trade
The state Legislature extends groundbreaking climate legislation.
The teenage whaler’s tale
The teenage whaler’s tale
Internet death threats hound a young Alaskan after a successful hunt.
Latest: Delta tunnels plan challenged in court
Latest: Delta tunnels plan challenged in court
Agencies weigh in on threatened fish — and get smacked with their first lawsuit.
Meet the latest Trump administration nominees
Meet the latest Trump administration nominees
Ties to industry and possible conflicts of interest dog nominees for environment-related posts.
Will Congress fix wildfire funding this year?
Will Congress fix wildfire funding this year?
Proposed legislation would put logging ahead of environmental concerns.
Latest: Former Oregon Gov. avoids corruption charges
Latest: Former Oregon Gov. avoids corruption charges
Federal charges against John Kitzhaber have been dropped.
Denver neighborhoods sue over highway expansion
Denver neighborhoods sue over highway expansion
Residents say the $1.2 billion project would increase pollution and health problems.
More than 1 million comments were submitted to Interior
More than 1 million comments were submitted to Interior
The public comment period following Trump’s order on monuments has closed.
Bundy Ranch ‘gunmen’ face retrial in Las Vegas
Bundy Ranch ‘gunmen’ face retrial in Las Vegas
New evidence links defendants to other anti-government gatherings in the West.
The California drought isn’t over, it just went underground
The California drought isn’t over, it just went underground
The race to dig deeper wells is a losing game for small rural communities.
Court rejects temporary block to the methane rule
Court rejects temporary block to the methane rule
The ruling snarls Trump’s directive to rollback environmental regulations.
Week in review: June 30
Week in review: June 30
Fire season is here, a new wolf recovery plan and health care protester arrests.
What ‘America First’ means for energy development
What ‘America First’ means for energy development
At a hearing, a discussion of Trump’s aggressive oil and gas leasing policies.
Clean water repeal moves forward
Clean water repeal moves forward
The public can now weigh in on the Trump administration’s regulatory rollback.
What Joe Arpaio represents in today’s American West
What Joe Arpaio represents in today’s American West
The embattled lawman faces charges of criminal contempt.
Fires sweep the Southwest
Fires sweep the Southwest
In an unseasonably hot and dry West, an intense fire season takes shape.
Week in review: June 23
Week in review: June 23
What you missed amid the health care hubbub: offshore drilling sales, EPA buyouts, roadkill rules.
5 things to read about the Yellowstone grizzly delisting
5 things to read about the Yellowstone grizzly delisting
Trump’s Interior Department has announced the bear will no longer receive endangered species protection.
Zinke: Trump is ‘greatest boss in the world’
Zinke: Trump is ‘greatest boss in the world’
The Interior Secretary defended proposed budget cuts to Park Service, and more.
In budget hearings, a pathway to a leaner Interior
In budget hearings, a pathway to a leaner Interior
Zinke hints at more boots on the ground and fewer lawyers in Department shakeup.
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