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Interior head Haaland revokes Trump-era orders on energy

Apr. 16, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday revoked a series of Trump administration orders that promoted fossil fuel development on public lands and waters, and issued a separate directive that prioritizes climate change in agency decisions. The moves...

Groups take aim at New Mexico drilling plan amid US review

Apr. 14, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists and Native American activists on Wednesday renewed their demands for more meaningful talks with Indigenous leaders and other communities on the front lines of fossil fuel development as the Biden administration reviews the nation's oil and gas...

US states look to step up wolf kills, pushed by Republicans

Mar. 07, 2021 11:08 AM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Payments for dead wolves. Unlimited hunting of the animals. Shooting wolves from the air. Wolf hunting policies in some states are taking an aggressive turn, as Republican lawmakers and conservative hunting groups push to curb their numbers and...

Visitation up and down at North Dakota's top tourist spot

Feb. 22, 2021 01:03 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Visitation to North Dakota’s No. 1 tourist attraction fell last year, but it wasn’t all because of the coronavirus pandemic. Theodore Roosevelt National Park saw about 558,000 visitors in 2020, the fewest since 2013. Visitation fell 20% from...