Sustainability

also eat the rich

Warren vows to stop new oil & gas leasing on public lands

Elizabeth Warren says if elected president, on her first day in office she will sign an executive order prohibiting new leases for oil &...
yucca fatigue tho

Yucca Mountain dump: Dead or undead?

WASHINGTON -- There is a renewed push in Washington to reopen the debate on Yucca Mountain, with the Trump administration and some lawmakers seeing what...
conflicted up

Bernhardt confirmed as Trump’s Interior Secretary

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to confirm David Bernhardt, a former oil and mining lobbyist and George W. Bush administration official, to...
rooftop solar

How legislators plan to make solar an option for renters, the poor

With its positive impact on air quality and the environment, solar energy is touted as a benefit for everyone. However, the financial benefits of...
he seems nice

Senators demand answers from Interior nominee on oil & gas leasing

WASHINGTON -- Nevada’s senators want more answers about oil and gas leasing from David Bernhardt before the full U.S. Senate votes on whether to...
peace out cliven

Bundy’s public land theory “simply delusional,” “fundamentally flawed,” judge rules

A Nevada state court judge dismissed rancher Cliven Bundy’s lawsuit claiming more than 58 million acres of federal lands should be turned over to...
wash

One person’s paradise is another person’s flood channel

To some, it’s a slice of heaven in the middle of the urban core. To others, it’s just a wash -- a natural flood...
cold water betcha

House Democrats assail Trump’s ‘reckless’ plan to slash national parks funding

WASHINGTON -- U.S. House Democrats today berated the Trump administration for its proposal to cut funding next year at national parks across the west.At...
conflicted up

Trump’s Interior nominee plans to wade back into issues involving former clients

WASHINGTON -- President Trump’s pick to become the next head of the Interior Department intends to stop recusing himself from matters involving his former...
cortez masto being senatorial

Cortez Masto joins climate panel as she battles Trump’s energy lieutenants

WASHINGTON -- Rebuffed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democrats -- including Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada -- are launching their own climate...

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