Just over a month into his presidency, President Trump is expected to roll back Obama-era reforms aimed at ending coal company sweetheart deals and decreasing pollution from dirty coal production associated with the federal coal program.
Emboldened by Donald Trump’s election, the Republican-controlled Congress has again set its sights on opening Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration. The threat to the refuge’s fragile coastal plain is greater than it has been in more than a decade.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the head of the House Oversight Committee, is investigating a tweet that he says could indicate secret coordination between the White House and Bryce Canyon National Park.
Idaho has sold off tracts of land in apparent violation of its own constitution roughly 300 times, calling into question some politicians’ claims that state-seized public lands wouldn’t be in danger of liquidation.
Alaska Legislature renews its assault on the Arctic Refuge