Voters in 8 Republican districts oppose ANWR drilling — poll
A new poll shows an average of 62 percent of respondents surveyed in eight Republican-held congressional districts oppose oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Appropriators pick fights on wild horses, revenue sharing
Senate appropriators opted to retain traditional language in their new Interior Department spending bill protecting wild horses and burros from being killed or sold, setting up a debate with the House over the controversial issue.
Western senators push for confirmation of nominees
Sixteen Republican members of the Senate Western Caucus are urging the chamber's leadership to prioritize the confirmation of Interior nominees important to their states.
Republicans to Trump: Move agencies out of D.C.
The Republican leadership of the House Natural Resources Committee urged the White House today to consider relocating some Interior Department agencies from Washington as part of the administration's effort to reorganize the government.
Dems push renewables, conservation in new bill
Seventeen House Democrats today unveiled comprehensive onshore and offshore energy reform legislation that would promote renewable sources, prohibit oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and strengthen environmental protections and safety standards related to development on public lands and waters.