by Nidhi Thakar - Guest Contributor Aug 21, 2015
The so-called “master leasing plan” is a new tool that aims to reduce the environmental impacts and conflicts associated with resource extraction on public lands, such as drilling and mining.
by Claire Moser - Guest Contributor Aug 20, 2015
A group of conservationists called on the White House to postpone oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico until Congress takes action to save what conservation groups call America’s best parks program.
by Laurel Raymond Aug 13, 2015
They're almost there.
by Ryan Koronowski Jul 17, 2015
The question came during a freewheeling town hall-style event in New Hampshire, which included protests, chanting, and unfurled banners.
by Claire Moser - Guest Contributor & Annie Wang -- Guest Contributor Jul 10, 2015
The designations include pristine wilderness landscapes in Nevada, scenic mountains in California, and a fossil-rich site in Texas that boasts 24 mammoths.
by Ryan Koronowski Jul 9, 2015
The listening sessions are the next step the administration will take to address concerns about coal mining on public lands, a senior administration official told ThinkProgress.
by Claire Moser - Guest Contributor Jul 1, 2015
Paul met with outlaw rancher Cliven Bundy, who infamously caused an armed standoff with federal officials after he refused to pay more than $1 million in grazing fees owed to taxpayers.
by Nicole Gentile - Guest Contributor Jun 30, 2015
The coal royalty loophole costs coal states millions in lost revenue.
by Annie Wang -- Guest Contributor Jun 26, 2015
"This report underscores the economic importance of cutting carbon pollution and making public lands more resilient to its dangerous impacts,” Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said.
by Julian K. Glover -- Guest Contributor Jun 24, 2015
The historic contributions of LGBT people are gaining increased recognition from the National Park Service.