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District court reverses Interior’s suspension of BLM Methane Rule

Alex Thompson

Late last night a U.S. District Court in California reversed the Interior Department’s suspension of the Bureau of Land Management’s Methane Waste Prevention Rule, noting that the agency failed to justify its decision to postpone core provisions of the rule.

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New fossil discoveries show paleontology depends on protecting places like Bears Ears

Paleontologists say that their work studying the history of life on earth, including a recent discovery in former Bears Ears National Monument, is jeopardized by policies that strip away protections for public lands.

Major fossil cache found on lands cut from Bears Ears National Monument

Jennifer Dickson

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4 ways Trump’s infrastructure plan puts Americans at risk

This plan has very little to do with infrastructure – and everything with gutting environmental laws and ignoring risk.

     

Trump administration aims to turn over America’s oceans to the oil industry

This will allow for massive lease sales that will endanger coastal lands and communities.

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We’re fighting Trump’s monument rollbacks in court—so why are plans still moving forward?

Until March 19, the public can formally weigh in on the process by which the government is opening Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments to mining, reckless off-road vehicle use and other damaging activities.

Interior Department moves to gut safeguards to methane pollution

This proposal is the latest attack on environmental protections by the Trump administration, which has sought to reverse

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Interior guts important environmental protections on methane

Alex Thompson

Today, the Bureau of Land Management announced a new methane waste rule to replace its own regulations that went into effect only about one year ago.

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Trump infrastructure and budget plans deliver a Valentine to polluters

Michael Reinemer

President Trump’s infrastructure and budget proposals are essentially Valentine’s gifts to oil, gas, coal and other extractive interests.

Trump says “Be Mine” to fossil fuel interests via infrastructure scheme and budget

Not only do oil, gas, coal and other fossil fuel interests stand to benefit from Trump’s latest proposals in the form of relaxed regulations and priority status afforded to their operations on public lands, but a provision in the infrastructure plan will give Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke the sole authority to approve oil and gas pipelines through national parks.