"Bob Abbey, who helped former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt complete a Utah wilderness inventory 10 years ago, is President Barack Obama's nominee to head up the U.S. Bureau of Land Management."
"President Obama's nominee to lead the Forest Service and farmland conservation programs says he withdrew his name from consideration for family and financial reasons."
"U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson at a Senate hearing Tuesday outlined several changes to the agency's scientific review and assessment processes that reverse protocols enforced during the Bush administration."
"The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Wednesday on whether the Canadian corporation Barrick Gold will be allowed to construct and operate an open pit gold mine on Mt. Tenabo in Nevada."
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"Environmentalists feel betrayed by the EPA's decision not to block new mountaintop mining projects."
Environmental groups seem to like President Obama's pick for the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor.
A draft bill from the House Natural Resources Committee would drastically reform the Interior Department's corruption-plagued system for collecting oil and gas royalties.
In the quest for billions in federal incentives, industries are trying to redefine technologies as 'renewable' that might once have been considered otherwise.