U.S. Geological Survey
Trump Wants to End Worst-Case Climate Scenario Modeling. Here's Why That Matters.
The president wants to limit the scope of federal climate assessments, which will leave policymakers and the public unprepared to deal with the consequences of climate change.
The Government Is Accelerating Plans for the West Coast's Earthquake Warning System
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke directed federal agencies to smooth the way for installing seismic sensors out west.
Emails by DOI Officials Show Concern Over Climate-Related Language
DOI officials found the descriptive language to be inflammatory.
The USGS Director's Newest Job Description: Maintaining 'Scientific Integrity'
There was a recurring theme during former astronaut James Reilly's confirmation hearing to become the new USGS director: the importance that he prevent the agency from corruption.
A Group of Scientists Is Helping to Determine the Future of America's Satellites
An influential new survey will help government agencies decide which satellite capabilities to fund.
Flame Retardants Are Everywhere—and They're Invading Our Wildlife
Toxicologists are finding possible carcinogens in the bodies of otters and bald eagles, some of the Great Lakes' greatest wildlife.