This Idea From Zinke Just Makes Too Much Sense

Energy | Tim Pearce
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke speaks during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 3, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

Massive undertaking

Zinke Is Cleaning House At The Department Of The Interior

Energy | Tim Pearce

‘It’s time to acknowledge that we have a problem’

This Alaskan Community Is Begging Zinke To Build A Road Through Protected Land

Energy | Tim Pearce
The lagoon complex is seen in the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge located in Alaska's Aleutian Islands

‘That is what’s important to this community’

Top Obama Officials Spent Nearly $1 Million On Non-Commercial Flights

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

That includes $294,042 on government aircraft

Zinke Blasts Criticism Over Charter Travel

Energy | Tim Pearce
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke speaks during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 3, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘Complete and utter bulls***’

GOP Reps Want The Records For All Of Obama's Interior Secretaries' Chartered Flights

Energy | Tim Pearce
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke waits to take the stage with President Donald Trump for his on infrastructure improvements, at the Department of Transportation in Washington, U.S. June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Let’s get all facts on the table’

This Obama Cabinet Official Cost Taxpayers At Least $35K Charting Private Jets

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘A little BS on travel’

Interior Secretary Orders Review Of Obama-Era Greater Sage Grouse Protections

US | Tim Pearce
U.S. Interior Secretary Zinke speaks prior to President Trump signing executive order reviewing previous National Monument designations made under the Antiquities Act, at the Interior Department in Washington

‘The Endangered Species Act perpetuate a top-down, penalty-based approach’

Obama Cabinet Members Showed Up At March Against Trump

Energy | Chris White
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy (Credit: Albert H. Teich / Shutterstock.com)

‘Respect Existence or Expect Resistance’

White House Says American Indians Way Better Off Now Thanks To Obama

Energy | Chris White
U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Obama’s recent decision to designate millions of acres of land as national monuments … drew criticism from tribal regions in the Southwest

Obama Adds Last Minute Anti Coal Regs Before Trump Takes Office

Energy | Andrew Follett
Members of the United Mine Workers of America hold a rally outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency headquarters in Washington October 7, 2014. The union members rallied against proposed EPA Clean Power Plan rules, which the union claims will eliminate thousands of coal industry-related jobs. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

Exactly the sort of regulation Trump pledged to undo

PARTING GIFT: Obama Blocks Mining Outside Yellowstone National Park

Energy | Michael Bastasch
The Grand Prismatic Spring, the largest in the United States and third largest in the world, is seen in Yellowstone National Park,

‘There are good places to mine for gold’

Obama's Final Gift To The Oil Industry: No More Arctic Drilling

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Activists protest the Shell Oil Company's drilling rig May 16, 2015. (Photo by Jason Redmond/Reuters)

Trump could undo it

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

Interior Dept Rushes To Finish Major Regulations Before Trump Takes Control

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘Complete as much work as possible’

Alaska Senator Calls Obama's Interior Secretary 'A Horrible Disappointment'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell speaks during a news conference in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, April 28, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

‘She will be gone soon’

Interior Dept Wants To Blow Up 4 Hydroelectric Dams To 'Restore Natural River Flow'

Energy | Andrew Follett
The Krasnoyarsk hydro electric power station and dam surrounded with colourful autumn foliage of the Siberian taiga, some 45 km (28 miles) south of the city of Krasnoyarsk September 22, 2012. The dam and power station situated on the Yenisei River, one of the world's largest hydro electric project, was completed in 1972. (REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin)

‘Most significant dam removal and restoration project ever undertaken’

Legal Watchdog Probes Obama's Decision To Cancel Offshore Drilling

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Offshore oil rig drilling platform. (Credit: Kanok Sulaiman/Shutterstock)

They also wonder why Time Kaine flip-flopped