Interior defends delay of royalties rule for fossil fuels
The Trump administration pushed back this week on claims that it illegally delayed implementation of Obama-era adjustments to how royalties are calculated for fossil fuels from public lands.
Administration defends lifting of coal leasing freeze
The Trump administration fired back yesterday at environmentalists' claim that it illegally lifted an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing.
Trump lawyers to court: No shutdown during months of review
The Trump administration expects to spend the rest of this year sharpening an environmental review for the Dakota Access pipeline.
Pipeline opponents fight to advance legal challenges
Environmental and tribal groups are pushing back on the Trump administration's claim that its approval of the Keystone XL pipeline is unreviewable in court.
Court rejects Trump team's bid to kill Pacific fracking case
A long-running battle over hydraulic fracturing in the Pacific Ocean is moving forward after a federal court last week rejected Trump administration efforts to derail an environmental lawsuit.