Public lands

Scott Streater

Reporter

719-264-0923

Scott writes about the Interior Department and related agencies. He has reported on a wide range of topics during a 25-year reporting career, including U.S. EPA regulation of oil refineries, the potential health risks posed by toxic chemicals in household items and the role of federal lands in renewable energy development. Before joining E&E in 2009, he was an environmental reporter with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and before that with the Pensacola News Journal. He has won numerous journalism awards, including the Scripps Howard Foundation's Edward J. Meeman Award for environmental reporting and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers winner for special projects.

Latest Stories

BLM

Kornze urges staff to keep engaged despite 'pendulum' swings

Neil Kornze, who yesterday ended more than two years as director of the Bureau of Land Management, told the agency's staff in a farewell email that they have much to be proud of, and he urged them to "continue to tackle the nation's most exciting and complicated natural resource issues."

TRANSMISSION

BLM approves massive project's path over Idaho protests

The outgoing Obama administration announced today it formally approved routing the final two stages of a massive Wyoming-to-Idaho power line project mostly outside the boundaries of a federal raptor sanctuary and across more private property and greater sage grouse habitat than critics say is necessary.