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Ryan Zinke Spars With Senators Over Use Of Private Planes
“I’ve been shot at before. I’m very comfortable with it," the Interior secretary and former Navy SEAL said.
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Ex-Interior Chief Sally Jewell: I Didn't Even Know I Had A Special Flag
Her successor Ryan Zinke wasted little time reviving an arcane military flag-flying tradition.
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Trump’s Decision To Keep Parks Open During Shutdown Puts Politics Before Safety
Former Interior Department officials warn the move endangers both visitors and America's priceless resources.
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Interior Secretary Takes Aim At Obama-Era Sage Grouse Protections
Ryan Zinke's oil-friendly order "might just have landed the decisive blow" against the imperiled bird, a conservationist said.
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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell To Future Scientists Under Trump: 'Make Your Voices Heard'
"There's still a need to show that climate change is real and that human activity contributes to it," she said.
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Interior Cancels Oil Leases On Sacred Tribal Lands In Montana
The end of the Reagan era deals is a victory for the Blackfeet Nation.
President's Upcoming National Parks Visit Underscores Legacy of Protection, Focus on Diversity
President & CEO, Hispanic Access Foundation
For example, the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument on the outskirts of Los Angeles responded to the needs of millions
'Deeds Not Words'
As we celebrate today's monument designation, we remain hopeful for more "deeds" that recognize the contribution of women and move them towards full equality and participation in society.
'Green News Report' - April 7, 2016
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen
Co-hosts of the radio’s nationally syndicated ‘Green News Report’
The Green News Report is also available via... Got comments, tips, love letters, hate mail? Drop us a line at GreenNews@BradBlog.com
Puerto Rico's Problems Shouldn't Be Solved By Selling Public Lands
President of The Trust for Public Land
Rather than proposing to sell off wildlife refuges for short-term gains, our leaders and legislators at all levels should be thinking about how to protect them for the long term, so our children and grandchildren can visit them.
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Times are a-changing: Energy portfolios must also change
Public Lands Advocate
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.
Jason A. Atkinson
Filmmaker, " A River Between Us," Author, 'Inside Out'
Friday, December 16, 2015, Congress adjourned and killed fourteen years of compromise between tribes, agriculture and the
The End of an Error
Executive Director, Sierra Club
We can keep dirty coal in the ground and protect our public lands from mining and generate electricity with clean energy and give people better jobs. Thanks to today's announcement, we're that much closer to making it happen.
A Quiet Surge in Natural Resources Innovation
Public Lands Advocate
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.
Rocky Mountain Director Vet Voice Foundation
Unfortunately, Congress has yet to act over the last one-and-a-half years to codify the Agreements - and one of those cornerstone
Here's One Way To Finance Underfunded Conservation Work: Corporations
The North Face is helping fund youth conservation work, part of a $20 million plan to draw corporate support for public lands.
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Feds Decide Not To Add Greater Sage Grouse To Endangered Species List
Industry and conservation groups aren't happy about the final verdict on protections for this Western bird.
Christian Science Monitor
Interior Secretary Defends Fossil Fuels: 'You Can't Just Cut It Off Overnight'
"We are a nation that continues to be dependent on fossil fuels."
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Interior Department Is Preparing For Possible Government Shutdown
"We have to do shutdown planning. Unfortunately, we're getting pretty good at that."
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