Utilities and enviros paddle together on Lower Snake River
Environmentalists and Pacific Northwest power producers are urging elected officials to seek "collaborative solutions" for the myriad complicated issues roiling the Lower Snake River.
Deputy secretary clears Senate hurdle
The Senate today moved Katharine MacGregor one big step closer to the post of Interior deputy secretary, with a 59-38 vote to limit debate on her nomination.
Bernhardt 'cancer on the planet' threat turned over to FBI
In March 2019, a telephone caller left a message describing Interior Secretary David Bernhardt as a "cancer on the planet" and wishing him a "heart attack." It's one of several threats that Interior leaders and other Cabinet officials have forwarded to the FBI over the years.
Lawsuit prompts a new round of California v. Trump
The state of California has opened another front in its expanding war with the Trump administration over environmental protections, this time with a legal challenge to new water management rules designed to aid farmers.
Lawsuits loom as Trump opens Calif. taps
Legal challenges and fierce politicking lie ahead for the farmer-friendly California water moves celebrated with a flourish yesterday by President Trump and his Interior Department team. "You'll be able to farm your land, and you'll be able to do things you never thought possible," Trump told a California audience. But resistance swelled elsewhere in the state.