BLM Has Backlog Of 3,500 Oil And Gas Drilling Permits Awaiting Approval

Business | Michael Bastasch
MCKITTRICK, CA - MARCH 23: Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 23, 2014 near McKittrick, California.(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

‘This adversely affects developing the Nation’s domestic energy resources’

Check out the town the EPA just handed over to Indian tribes

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
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Move overrides Congress

Feds give wind farms the OK to kill eagles for 30 years

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
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‘Eagles symbolize America’s national heritage’

What happens in Vegas... doesn't stay in Denver

Daily Caller News Foundation | Greg Campbell
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Sex and drugs agency goes to the city of lights

Former Interior Secretary joins law firm hired by BP

Daily Caller News Foundation | Greg Campbell
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Salazar vowed in 2010 to ‘keep boot on the neck’ of BP over Deepwater Horizon

Obama admin's new fracking rules attacked by industry, environmentalists - TheDCNF

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Obama speaks at an oil and gas production fields on federal lands in New Mexico. Getty Images.

‘Free ride’ for polluters, activists say

Interior secretary faces questions over wild horses program - TheDCNF

US | Greg Campbell
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Taxpayers on the hook for $108k per day to feed corralled horses

Dept of Interior slams GAO business-friendly claim - TheDC

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When combining US tax policy with royalty fees, only Venezuela takes more money oil producers

Salazar appeals to court in attempt to delay movement on Gulf drilling permits - TheDC

Politics | Amanda Carey

The Interior Secretary is fighting back against a court order to act on permitting oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico

Why being hunted is good for Africa's lions

Opinion | Larry Rudolph & Joe Hosmer

Hunting revenues give people an incentive to protect local lion populations.

Salazar in deep water with both sides of drilling debate - TheDC

US | Amanda Carey

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar feels heat from both drilling advocates and environmentalists after issuing the first deep-water permit since last April

Administration invokes 'yellow peril' to peddle green energy

Opinion | Bonner Cohen

The US is indeed in danger of losing the “energy race” to China, but not for the reason the administration thinks.

The reluctant Gulf warrior

Opinion | Thomas Pyle

Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu has become an unlikely champion of Louisiana’s oil and gas industry.

Border fence benefits the environment

Opinion | Leo Banks

The border fences along our southern border are cutting down on foot and vehicle traffic through Arizona’s fragile environment.

Let Congress vote on major rules

Opinion | Susan Dudley and Jeff Rosen

Regulations costing millions of dollars are created without congressional approval

Cleanup workers on Gulf Coast doubt oil 'disappeared' - TheDC

US | Matthew Boyle

BP and the Unified Command Center’s cleanup staff said that they have searched for the oil, but haven’t been able to find it

Residents of Gulf Coast receive more good news - TheDC

| Steven Powell

The government announced a possible early end to its drilling moratorium on Tuesday

Judges rule against W.H. on drilling ban - TheDC

Politics | James Plummer

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of appeals ruled against the Obama administration’s proposed moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico

A post mortem on the $50 billion stimulus proposal

Opinion | Gretchen Hamel

What are over-committed state governments to do now? Spending cuts will be painful, but they simply must be made. Without them, the cycle of “emergency” bailouts will continue indefinitely

Harnessing untapped energy by empowering Native Americans

Opinion | Paul Moorehead

There are no better stewards of Indian lands than the Indians themselves. Dorgan’s bill authorizes the Interior Department to delegate to willing and able tribes the responsibilities of Federal officers under the National Environmental Protection Act