natural resources

A 2020 legal memo gave North Dakota ownership of mineral rights beneath the section of the Missouri River that flows through the Fort Berthold Reservation.
Alaska's Tongass National Forest is the world's largest intact temperate forest. Trump plans to open it up for logging but the tribes living there are taking a stand.
It takes more than 1,500 gallons of water to make a chocolate bar. Consider limiting your consumption of these foods as part of a water-wise diet.
Even in dry states, it’s unclear whether the reused water would be safe.
Wildfire-prone communities across the West want trees removed from public land, but timber companies aren't turning a profit.
Global warming, worsening droughts, vanishing groundwater and growing populations will make the U.S. more vulnerable to water
The whistleblower who exposed elevated blood lead levels in Flint children says the decision is premature.
James Reilly, 63, has been tapped for director of the U.S. Geological Survey.
“It’s better for the environment that the U.S. produces energy,” Ryan Zinke wrote.