Tag: Department of Interior

Zinke would review Obama’s limits on oil drilling

Zinke would review Obama’s limits on oil drilling

Zinke Trump’s Department of Interior Secretary nominee By Valerie Volcovici and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Representative Ryan Zinke of Montana, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of Interior, on Tuesday said he would consider an expansion of energy drilling and mining on federal lands but would ensure sensitive areas remain protected. The […]

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Trump names Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke to lead Interior Dept

Trump names Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke to lead Interior Dept

Ryan Zinke proponent of coal development on federal lands By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Dec 15 (Reuters) – President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday named U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke of Montana, a former Navy SEAL commander who questions whether humans are largely the cause of climate change, as his choice for secretary of the interior. If the Senate confirms […]

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Feds assisting Indian tribes to develop energy resources

Feds assisting Indian tribes to develop energy resources

White House reaffirms commitment to strengthen government-to-government relationship with Indian Tribes WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that it will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Department of the Interior to assist Indian Tribes throughout the United States to develop their energy resources. The MOU is expected to be […]

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