Trump Aims to Limit Protections in Endangered Species ActThe Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animals and plants and limiting habitat safeguards meant to shield recovering species from harm.
Popular National Parks To Raise Fees To $35, Not $70The Interior Department is increasing fees at the most popular national parks to $35 per vehicle.
Report: Grand Teton National Park Hides Plans for Cell TowersGrand Teton National Park has inappropriately prevented the public from learning about plans for miles of fiber-optic cable and new cellphone towers at 11 locations in the majestic Wyoming preserve, an environmental group says.
Trump Admin To Allow Elephant Trophy Imports On 'Case-By-Case' BasisThe federal government has quietly said it will consider big game trophy imports on a "case-by-case" basis, deciding an issue that split President Donald Trump and his Interior Department.
5 California National Monuments Could Be Axed By Trump AdministrationFive California national monument areas may be axed or downsized by the Trump Administration on Thursday.
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Appealing To Supreme Court To Stay OpenOyster farm owner Kevin Lunny said the company will now appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, which is the last step available in the appeals process.
Judge Upholds Removal Of Point Reyes Oyster FarmThe rulings dealt a blow to the popular Drakes Bay Oyster Co.'s last-ditch effort to remain in business beyond its March 15 eviction date.
Marin Oyster Farmer Sues Over Federal EvictionThe owner of a Northern California oyster farm says he has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's eviction of his family-run business from a national park.
Feds Approve Setting Aside Western Public Lands For Solar Power PlantsFederal officials have approved a plan that sets aside public lands across the West for big solar power plants, cementing a new government approach to renewable energy development after years of delays and false starts.