Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke said about 30 percent of his department is not loyal to him and the man who appointed him, President Donald Trump.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced Thursday he will not recommend the removal of any national monuments, assuaging the fears of some opponents who warned that vast public lands and marine areas could be stripped of federal protection.
President Donald Trump donated his entire first-quarter White House salary of $78,333.32 to fund restoration projects at Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced Wednesday.
A rarely used but potent anti-regulatory tool could be used to undo land use restrictions the Obama administration imposed on more than 72 million acres of western lands, according to attorneys and public policy analysts.
Representative Ryan Zinke (R., Mont.) was confirmed as Secretary of the Interior on Wednesday. The congressman received bipartisan support, passing the full Senate by a vote of 68-31.
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to run the Department of the Interior in his administration as early as Friday, according to media reports.
Interior Department officials placed the welfare of wolves over public safety, neglecting to inform residents when wolves were roaming and killing cattle in New Mexico, according to a new audit.
A federal watchdog on Tuesday faulted the Department of Interior for delays in permitting for oil and gas extraction on federal land.
A nominee for a top post at the Interior Department helped create a financing apparatus that has steered hundreds of millions of dollars to some of the nation’s most prominent environmentalist groups.