Group sues for Interior records on lifting moratorium
The Trump administration is refusing to release records about "clandestine" meetings between the Interior Department and industry that led to the end of the federal coal leasing moratorium, the Center for Biological Diversity said in a lawsuit filed today.
Murray suit against John Oliver 'unconstitutional' — HBO
Murray Energy Corp. CEO Robert Murray has filed yet another "meritless" defamation lawsuit, attorneys for comedian John Oliver argued last week in federal court.
Coal, carbon and Minn. mining bills get hearing
House lawmakers will take up bills this week to block coal leasing moratoria, the social cost of carbon metric and attempts to ban mining in Minnesota.
Yellowstone mining ban, water rights bills on panel's agenda
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will review a slew of natural resources bills this week, including a permanent ban on mining near Yellowstone National Park.
Sweeping hardrock hearing yields little unity
Almost a decade after the Supreme Court decided its fate, a small lake in remote southeastern Alaska yesterday still epitomized the gulf in opinion about how to reform hardrock mining.