Natural resources

Heather Richards



Heather covers offshore energy — oil, natural gas and wind — and drilling on public lands for E&E. She previously covered energy and the environment for The Casper Star-Tribune in Wyoming.

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Staff warned to stay alert ahead of inauguration

The Interior Department today told its staff across the country to be vigilant in the days leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, suggesting they refrain from displaying credentials that reveal their status as federal employees.