Trump rolls back protections, opens Atlantic site to fishing
President Trump today jettisoned commercial fishing restrictions in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, bowing to long-running demands from industry that it represented a "regulatory burden" on domestic fisheries.
Former Interior secretaries express support for lands bill
A bipartisan coalition of six former secretaries of the Interior yesterday pressed House and Senate leadership to swiftly adopt a sweeping public lands package and warned against amending the legislation as it heads to the Senate floor.
Bundy on protests: 'The same thing is happening to ranchers'
Idaho resident Ammon Bundy, known for his leadership in armed standoffs challenging federal land management, is now seeking a role in the growing protest movement over police brutality, asserting there is "no accountability in the law enforcement."
Prosecutors 'fell short,' seek do-over in Bundy trial
Federal prosecutors today conceded they failed to turn over evidence in the criminal trial of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons but nonetheless urged the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to permit a new hearing in the case.
Justice Department looks to retry Bundys
Federal prosecutors today will urge the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to grant them a second chance to prosecute Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and two of his sons for their roles in a 2014 armed showdown near the family's Bunkerville, Nev., ranch.