Colo. sues BLM to block land use plan, citing Pendley
The state of Colorado is challenging the Bureau of Land Management's approval of a controversial land management plan, claiming that William Perry Pendley's involvement as the agency's de facto acting director invalidates the plan.
Trump admin OKs contested highway through tortoise habitat
The Trump administration has granted final approval to a controversial highway corridor in Utah that cuts through national conservation land and desert habitat for a threatened tortoise.
Trump admin proposes expanded Calif. development
The Trump administration today unveiled the latest in a string of last-minute energy proposals, saying a change to a California conservation area would bolster solar, wind and geothermal power project development.
Interior finalizes revisions to Obama's sage grouse plans
The Trump administration will go out insisting that its controversial revised greater sage grouse protection plans were done correctly and should be implemented, even as a federal judge's order blocking the Bureau of Land Management from doing so remains in place.
BLM to equip law enforcement officers with body cameras
The Bureau of Land Management today announced it will equip its roughly 250 uniformed law enforcement rangers with body-worn cameras in an effort to increase transparency in officer interactions with the public.