Public records reveal additional details about top political appointee Timothy Williams' meeting with his former employer, the Koch-backed group Americans for Prosperity.
The shortage is part of an ongoing dilemma as the government struggles to budget and plan for longer, more severe fire seasons.
Critics of the move say it's a way to weaken the agency and eliminate senior officials and scientists who don't want to relocate.
Douglas Domenech's communications with his former employer, the Koch-backed Texas Public Policy Foundation, are more extensive than previously known.
As talk of relocating federal agencies to the areas they most directly serve has gained steam, a Colorado town is making a push to house the Department of the Interior's BLM.
David Bernhardt, a former oil and gas lobbyist, is a behind-the-scenes operator who has positioned himself as an ardent opponent of conservation advocates.
The NPS lost an estimated $10 to $11 million in revenue during the partial government shutdown, taking critical funding away from things like park maintenance and visitor services.
David Bernhardt, who will step in to fill the role, is a lawyer and lobbyist with strong fossil fuel and water industry ties.
Whether Ryan Zinke is in or out of office, a cohort of right-wing industry advocates still wield huge influence over the DOI.
Advocacy groups say that's an unprecedented show of public interest.
A new report assesses the greenhouse gas emissions attributable to coal, oil, and gas on public lands.
An investigation by Pacific Standard and the Guardian revealed the full extent to which Ryan Zinke's Department of the Interior favored industry over conservation.
"They are undermining the department's mission at every turn": New documents reveal just how much the Department of the Interior favored industry over conservation.
With the mid-term elections looming, some have speculated that Zinke will be among the next spate of cabinet members to leave their posts.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke didn't see the Bureau of Land Management's draft plan beforehand; he only learned the details when he read about them in the news.
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Documents accidentally shared by the Department of the Interior reveal the prioritization of energy, ranching, and logging in the monuments review.