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Revealed: the full extent of Trump's 'meat cleaver' assault on US wilderness

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After four years of Trump, protected places such as national monuments and wildlife refuges have opened to oil drilling, new maps show – with more on the way

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Revealed: the full extent of Trump's 'meat cleaver' assault on US wilderness

Revealed: the full extent of Trump's 'meat cleaver' assault on US wilderness

After four years of Trump, protected places such as national monuments and wildlife refuges have opened to oil drilling, new maps show – with more on the way

Inside Ryan Zinke's Department of Industry Influence

Inside Ryan Zinke's Department of Industry Influence

"They are undermining the department's mission at every turn": New documents reveal just how much the Department of the Interior favored industry over conservation.

The Zinke effect: how the US interior department became a tool of industry

The Zinke effect: how the US interior department became a tool of industry

Trump’s interior secretary has been remaking the agency charged with protecting public lands as an ally of big energy

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases

Green groups aim to slow fossil-fuel development with legal challenges over planned oil and gas leases on public land

Recording Reveals Oil Executives Laughing About “Unprecedented Access” to Trump

Recording Reveals Oil Executives Laughing About “Unprecedented Access” to Trump

During a 2017 meeting, they boast about ties to David Bernhardt, the Interior secretary nominee.

A Judge's Ruling Aims to Oust Public Lands Chief. Now Some Want His Decisions Tossed, Too

A Judge's Ruling Aims to Oust Public Lands Chief. Now Some Want His Decisions Tossed, Too

William Perry Pendley’s “acting” status as head of the Bureau of Land Management calls into question his rulings on energy leases, monuments and conservation plans.

With Pendley ousted, BLM decisions come under new scrutiny

With Pendley ousted, BLM decisions come under new scrutiny

Now that a Montana federal judge has ousted 'acting' BLM Director William Perry Pendley, a slew of consequential land use decisions across the American West are coming under renewed ...

Trump Interior nominee fast-tracked a ‘deficient’ drilling permit

Trump Interior nominee fast-tracked a ‘deficient’ drilling permit

Oil lobbyists’ answer to regulatory roadblocks is “We’ll call Kate” – as in Kate MacGregor, nominee for the No. 2 job at Department of the Interior.

Ryan Zinke Is An Oilman, Ladies And Gentlemen

Ryan Zinke Is An Oilman, Ladies And Gentlemen

The interior secretary vowed to leave a conservation legacy that would rival Theodore Roosevelt's. Instead, he drank America’s milkshake.

Forests on Utah’s public lands may soon be torn out. Here’s why.

Forests on Utah’s public lands may soon be torn out. Here’s why.

The U.S. is moving forward with a plan to create new cattle pasture and prevent fires despite what scientists say is meager environmental review.

Oil industry leaders marvel at their access to Interior

Oil industry leaders marvel at their access to Interior

‘We have unprecedented access to people that are in these positions who are trying to help us, which is great.’

Zinke Leaves Legacy of Weakened Environmental Protections

Zinke Leaves Legacy of Weakened Environmental Protections

Policies championed by the departing Interior Secretary will also increase emissions from public lands

Trump's War on the Environment

Trump's War on the Environment

How terrible can one administration be? Let us count the ways.

Backdoor Appointment At Interior Adds To Fears Of A Public Land Sell-off

Backdoor Appointment At Interior Adds To Fears Of A Public Land Sell-off

The new acting director of the Bureau of Land Management appears to be another "fox guarding the henhouse" appointment in the Trump administration.

Trump’s Nativism Is Transforming the Physical Landscape

Trump’s Nativism Is Transforming the Physical Landscape

From the wilderness of the west to the mountaintops of Appalachia, the president’s nationalism is remaking America.