Five Tribes File Complaint Against Trump Administration to Protect Bears Ears Monument
The complaint says the president’s move was unconstitutional.
Puerto Rico Cancels Energy Restoration Contract With Montana Firm
“FEMA has significant concerns with how PREPA procured this contract and has not confirmed whether the contract prices were reasonable.”
Leaked Document Details Plans for Protected Status of National Monuments
The Washington Post obtained a report that the White House has not publicly disclosed.
Bears Ears Among National Monuments Facing Reduction in Size
The Department of the Interior proposes opening up acres of protected land to private interests.
Sand to Snow National Monument Keeps Protected Status
The area is a sacred place for many Native American tribes, and home to various endangered species.
The Trump Administration Suggests Reducing the Size of Bears Ears National Monument
The site, home to ancient cliff dwellings and ancient rock art, currently covers 1.35 million acres.
Diverse Alliance Calls on Interior Secretary to Protect Arctic and Atlantic From Drilling
The 38 groups include Latinx, Black, Asian American and indigenous people.
Ryan Zinke to Native Protestor: 'Be Nice, Don't Be Rude'
The secretary of the interior had some words for Navajo activist Cassandra Begay during a visit to Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
President Signs Executive Order to Review National Monument Designations
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is expected to submit a final report within 120 days.
Sacred Tribal Land of Recapture Canyon Is Now Open for Recreational Use
Vehicles had been prohibited near Recapture Canyon in Utah since 2007—but that has now changed.
Tribal and Environmental Groups Sue Administration for Lifting Coal Leasing Ban
Jenny Harbine, lead attorney on case: “No one voted to pollute our public lands, air or drinking water in the last election.”
3 Things You Need to Know About Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke
He was confirmed with a a 68-31 vote.
The Latest on Trump's Cabinet: Who Was Confirmed, Who Was Delayed?
Democrats boycotted two votes today, but one of President Trump’s nominees was confirmed by 96 members of the Senate.
Trump Picks a Pro-Coal Congressman to Head the Department of the Interior
Rep. Ryan Zinke has worked closely with Native communities in Montana, to varying outcomes for different tribes.