Bill to protect Yellowstone splits Republicans
Legislation to ban mining north of Yellowstone National Park demonstrated its bipartisan appeal yesterday despite opposition from the dentist in charge of the House hearing, who used his former profession to defend another bill diverting more oil and gas revenue to public education.
Trump pledges support for contentious Minn. mining project
President Trump tentatively promised supporters at a rally in Minnesota last night that his administration would rescind an Obama-era mining ban blocking a major copper-nickel project.
Zinke has 'no intention' of lifting uranium ban
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will not touch the Obama-era ban on new uranium mining near the Grand Canyon, his top spokeswoman said yesterday.
Greens challenge BLM over exploration near Death Valley
Environmental advocates have challenged the Bureau of Land Management's California office to take another look at mining exploration near Death Valley National Park.
Mass. tribe tests Trump admin on trust lands
Since their ancestors greeted the Mayflower, the Mashpee Wampanoag have watched their homeland shrink.