Oil and gas industry groups are suing the federal government for not holding oil and gas lease sales in the third quarter of this year.
Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon is again taking the Department of Interior to court. The governor has filed a second federal lawsuit against the Department.
This week, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and National Park Service (NPS) Director Chuck Sams celebrated the transfer of approximately 9,362 acres of the Medano Ranch from The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to Great Sand Dunes National Park. The acquisition was made possible through funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). This enhancement of the national park will allow for more holistic management as a connected landscape and provides long-term protection areas that contribute to the formation of the dune field.
Wednesday, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and National Park Service Director Chuck Sams visited the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site.
The U.S. Interior Department has ordered name changes for nearly 650 sites on federal lands, and across the country, containing words considered sexist or racial slurs.
Some Western states have filed motions to intervene in a pair of lawsuits from environmental groups that seek to halt federal oil and gas lease sales.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) said Wednesday the agency is canceling oil and gas lease sales for the second quarter, drawing criticism from Wyoming's governor.
U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday revoked a dozen of the Trump administration's secretarial orders that prioritized energy development on federal lands.