by Jenny Rowland -- Guest Contributor Dec 14, 2015
A new draft bill would allow hundreds of thousands of acres of national forest land in Oregon to be clear-cut or auctioned off to the highest bidder.
by Nidhi Thakar - Guest Contributor Nov 12, 2015
The plan Obama will boost renewable energy in the solar-rich California desert while protecting millions of acres of sensitive land from development.
by Matt Lee-Ashley - Guest Contributor & Nicole Gentile - Guest Contributor Nov 5, 2015
“We all have a moral obligation to the next generation to leave America's natural resources in better condition than when we inherited them.”
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.