Tag: Department of the Interior

Coal Plans Keep Biting The Dust

Even while President Trump and his Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, are going to extreme lengths to use the federal government as a crutch for the coal industry, plans by companies to lease and mine more publicly owned coal continue to fall by the wayside in the American West. […]

Biting Back on Illegal Coal Sales

UPDATE: On September 11, 2017, the Interior Department’s Office of Hearings and Appeals rejected the Bureau of Land Management’s petition asking for illegally approved coal decisions to be upheld. This is great news and means that we can move forward on confronting past illegal coal leasing and continue […]

Interior Truly Denies Climate Change

Although the U.S. Interior Department’s ongoing approval of fossil fuel development on our public lands speaks volumes to the agency’s refusal to combating climate change, it sure helps to have words convey how the Department really feels. In response to concerns raised by WildEarth Guardians over the climate […]