Interior Dept. Takes Next Step Toward Sale of Drilling Leases in Arctic Refuge

The Trump administration reached a milestone this week in its plan to open a pristine part…

Putting a Positive Spin on Oil Exploration in the Arctic Refuge

When the Trump administration first pushed to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to…

Trump Administration Weakens Protections for Endangered Species

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday announced that it would change the way the Endangered…

Ethics Office Investigates Whether Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department’s internal ethics watchdog has opened an investigation into whether top Trump…

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says

An oil services company said Monday it had no plans to conduct an aerial survey of…

A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President.

ELY, Minn. — In the waning months of the Obama administration, a Chilean conglomerate was losing…

Interior Dept. Loosens Offshore-Drilling Safety Rules Dating From Deepwater Horizon

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Manuel Luján Jr., Ex-Congressman and Interior Secretary, Dies at 90

Manuel Luján Jr., a former 10-term Republican congressman from New Mexico and a secretary of the…

Interior Dept. Delays Its Plan to Open U.S. Coastline to Drilling

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Interior Department Launches Investigation of Potential Ethics Violations Among Staff

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Judge Delivers Major Setback to Trump Policy to Increase Coal Mining on Federal Land

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Interior Dept. Opens Ethics Investigation of Its New Chief, David Bernhardt

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Senate Expected to Confirm Bernhardt as Interior Chief Amid Calls for Investigations Into His Conduct

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Trump’s Pick for Interior Dept. Continued Lobbying After Officially Vowing to Stop, New Files Indicate

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A Key to the Arctic’s Oil Riches Lies Hidden in Ohio

ANCHORAGE — Working through two winters in the biting Arctic cold, roustabouts bored three miles deep…