department of interior

Judge Delays BLM’s New Fracking Rules
U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl on Tuesday presided over eight hours of hearings about whether to block controversial new U.S. Bureau of Land Management regulations about hydraulic fracturing.
And a half-dozen hours before the rules were to go into effect Wednesday, Skavdahl eyed a proposed …
Wyoming Governor Asks Feds To Delist Grizzlies
Governor Matt Mead is asking the Secretary of the Interior to remove grizzly bears from the endangered species list. Secretary Sally Jewell wrote to Governor Mead in late 2013 saying she expected to make a decision in early 2014 and take final action this year...