Trump Suspends A Major Obama-Era Methane Rule

Energy | Andrew Follett
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016: Donald Trump giving the thumbs up gesture as he delivers a campaign speech at Sun Center Studios. (Shutterstock/Evan El-Amin)

Expected to cost as much as $155 million in 2020

Interior Dept Network Compromised In 'Phishing Attack' Originating From Outside the US

Energy | Michael Bastasch
computer hack

Six months AFTER they finished investigating

Wild Horse Group Calls On Trump To Save Mustangs

US | Kerry Picket
A Gadsden flag and a U.S. national flag fly over the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Burns District Office outside Hines, Oregon January 31, 2016. The FBI negotiated with four armed occupants at the remote Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon on Saturday while the holdouts in a video posted online expressed their mistrust of the government and reluctance to leave. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

‘Asking Congress to give the green light for the brutal slaughter of more than 46,000 captured mustangs’

Academic Freaks Out After DOI Lightly Edits New Release On Climate Change

Energy | Chris White
Climate Change wooden sign with a desert background (Shutterstock/Gustavo

‘It’s a crime against the American people’

Blue States Sue Trump To Keep Red States From Mining Coal

Energy | Michael Bastasch
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference with other U.S. State Attorney's General to announce a state-based effort to combat climate change in the Manhattan borough of New York

‘Climate change has to be considered’

Trump's Interior Sec Shuts Down Screaming Activist With Two Words: 'Be. Nice.'

Energy | Michael Bastasch

‘Be nice, don’t be rude’

Offshore Wind Power Is 'Absolutely Costing Jobs' Of US Fishermen

Energy | Andrew Follett
Fish are seen for sale in a harbourside restaurant next to Essaouira Harbour on August 1, 2007 in Essaouira, Morroco. Essaouira is a bustling Atlantic coast fishing town 150 kilometeres west of Marrakesh. Despite decreases in stock Fishermen ply their trade down in the harbour processing their catch and selling to restaurants and local housewives. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

‘Rip the coastal communities apart’

Trump To Initiate 'Long Overdue' Review Of National Monument Designations

Energy | Michael Bastasch
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks up while hosting a House and Senate leadership lunch at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

‘To resolve the many abuses of the Antiquities Act’

Trump Clamps Down On Spending At Interior, Energy Depts

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Trump speaks prior to signing executive order on "energy independence" during event at EPA headquarters in Washington

‘We have undertaken a full review’

Trump Has Already Repealed These 7 Pieces Of Obama's Environmental Legacy

Energy | Andrew Follett
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at his election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. (REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo)

‘Surprised at the breadth’

Trump's Budget Proposal Slashes Funding For Interior Dept

Energy | Chris White
Ryan Zinke pauses after he was sworn in to be Secretary of the Interior in Washington, U.S., March 1, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

A 12 percent cut from last year’s fiscal budget

Senate Confirms Trump's Interior Secretary Pick

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke arrives for a meeting at Trump Tower in New York

Confirmed by most of the Senate’s Democrats

Trump's Interior Pick Says DC Had A 'Deaf Ear' During Obama-Era

Energy | Chris White
Montana state Senator Ryan Zinke addresses a pro-gun activist rally as part of the National Day of Resistance, at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

‘there is distrust, anger, and even hatred against some federal management policies’

Trump's Interior Pick Supports Federal Ownership Of Western Land

Energy | Chris White
Montana state Senator Ryan Zinke addresses a pro-gun activist rally as part of the National Day of Resistance, at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Opposes one of the major Republican Party’s major planks

Lame Duck Obama Cancels Oil And Gas Leases On Gov't Land To Appease Indians

Energy | Andrew Follett
US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, talks to Carl Venne, chairman of the Crow tribe, at a campaign rally in Crow Agency in 2008. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Tribe sold ‘sacred land’ to feds in 1800s

Feds Thinking About Killing 31,000 Mining Jobs To Protect A Chicken

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. Bureau of Land Management photo shows a sage grouse in this undated photo. A looming wildlife protection fight over the Greater Sage Grouse highlights how two environmental groups have increasingly dominated the process of species protection, sparking a backlash from pro-business Republicans. REUTERS/Bob Wick/BLM/Handout via Reuters

They’ve already frozen new mining claims across 10 million acres

Bribery Schmibery, Kentucky Will Let Fraudsters Work With Gov't Again After Serving Time

US | Kathryn Watson

Former state representative and official convicted