A list released Friday includes 22 monuments on federal land in 11 states and five marine monuments in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Federal investigators said Wednesday they have found credible evidence that male supervisors and staff in the maintenance division at Yellowstone National Park created a work environment that included unwelcome and inappropriate comments and actions toward women.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, suspected Chinese hackers reportedly broke into the Interior Department as well as the office that handles security clearances. Data for 4 million people may have been compromised. Also, at least 150 people were killed in…
By PBS NewsHour
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press and Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
By Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press
WASHINGTON – Federal officials appear to have violated ethics rules governing impartiality in awarding a contract to evaluate schools attended by tens of thousands of Native American students, a federal watchdog says. The report comes as President Barack Obama makes…
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that he wants federal agencies to resume full scientific reviews of projects that could harm endangered wildlife and plants.
By PBS NewsHour
For the whitebark pine tree, red is the sign of death. As disease and beetles sap life from the knotty, sometimes misshapen tree that thrives in some of the most inhospitable landscapes of the northwest U.S. and Canada, it turns…
The Bush administration on Monday proposed a regulatory change that would allow federal agencies to decide for themselves whether construction projects such as roads and dams have the potential to harm endangered animals and plants.
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