by Claire Moser Posted on August 14, 2014
The Republican Party’s endorsement of public land seizures and sell-offs would “cause Teddy Roosevelt to turn over in his grave,” said Ken Salazar.
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on August 7, 2014
After a national outcry over the Bush administration's drilling policies, the Obama administration set out to reform oil and gas extraction on public lands. That effort is now on trial in Utah.
by Katie Valentine Posted on July 31, 2014 Updated: July 31, 2014
Despite a recent claims by lawmakers, as well as a house bill addressing the issue, border protection likely isn't compromised by public lands along the border.
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by Nidhi Thakar Posted on July 31, 2014 Updated: July 31, 2014
The Spruce Stomp sale is not unique in this respect; since 1990, roughly 90 percent of all “competitive” federal lease sales have only had one bidder.
by Scott Keyes Posted on July 16, 2014 Updated: July 16, 2014
Will the oldest national park in the world soon feature oil derricks?
by Claire Moser Posted on July 10, 2014 Updated: August 25, 2014
Cruz's amendment would require the federal government to transfer excess land to the states or sell it to the highest bidder.
by Posted on June 25, 2014
Children living near parks have more opportunities to be active -- but states need more funding to increase outdoor spaces.
by Posted on June 23, 2014
A recent AP analysis found that 40 percent of oil and gas wells identified as high-risk went uninspected by federal regulators between 2009 and 2012.
by Posted on June 18, 2014 Updated: June 18, 2014
Right-wing politicians in at least 42 counties are using taxpayer money to to advance an aggressive and coordinated campaign to seize America’s public lands and national forests.
by Posted on May 28, 2014 Updated: May 29, 2014
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has gained a new set of allies in his fight against the federal government.