Department of the Interior

Politics
The lawsuit comes one month after a legal challenge from environmental groups.
Politics
Environmentalists see the rule as another handout to industry amid rising alarm that the ecosystems on which humans rely are collapsing.
Politics
A Greenpeace campaigner saw she was just behind David Bernhardt's shoulder and took her moment.
Environment
The interior secretary vowed to leave a conservation legacy that would rival Theodore Roosevelt's. Instead, he drank America’s milkshake.
Politics
"This is another politically driven investigation that has no merit," the interior secretary told CNN.
Politics
James Reilly, 63, has been tapped for director of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Politics
The president and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke have both said they are against transferring control to states.
Politics
Scientists say a warming Arctic increases storms like the "bomb cyclone" battering the East Coast.
Politics
Secretary Ryan Zinke is steering the agency badly off course, says Joel Clement, who resigned from Interior on Wednesday.
Politics
Oil-friendly Texan Susan Combs is waging a “personal crusade to fight endangered species.”
Politics
The end of the Reagan era deals is a victory for the Blackfeet Nation.
Environment
For those of us who live in the West and love its wide open spaces, wildlife and access to the outdoors, the rate of development is a common lament. But a new study shows exactly how much and how fast we are losing our natural areas.
Environment
We commend Secretary Jewell for taking a comprehensive look at an outdated and subsidized resource program and for integrating the goals of sound and sustainable land management with the President's goals to address climate change.
Politics
Unfortunately, this is not the first time that the National Park Service, in collaboration with activist environmentalists, has reneged on the original deal made by Congress to maintain the historic agriculture on parklands as a condition for the government acquiring these lands.
Science
When, in April 2009, President Obama told the National Academy of Sciences "we are restoring science to its rightful place," and "the days of science taking a back seat to ideology are over," the scientists in the audience, including me, gave him a standing ovation.
Environment
As society explores these new tools, we need to make sure that the public remains involved and that sophisticated market solutions are based on science and maximizing ecological benefits and not just enhancing private assets at the expense of public lands.
Environment
Last week President Obama ordered five federal agencies to ensure that development on national public lands results in a net benefit, or at a minimum no net loss, of land, water, wildlife and other ecological resources.