The Trump administration is responsible for the largest reduction of federally protected land in U.S. history, according to a recent study by the journal Science. And in the wide expanses of the American West, Trump's encouragement of industry and development…
By Jeffrey Brown, Sam Lane
The plan was met by immediate criticism from environmental and tribal organizations who say it will leave sensitive lands and sites vulnerable to damage.
By Brady McCombs, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the U.S. West without the requirement that buyers guarantee the animals won't be resold for slaughter.
By Scott Sonner, Associated Press
Experts say better data on ecosystem health would be a step to restoring trust between federal agencies and the ranchers and who lease public land.
By Jes Burns and Tony Schick, OPB/EarthFix
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