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Appropriators reveal details for energy, environment bills

Programs at the Interior Department and EPA could face cuts. The Department of Energy is likely to see a small funding increase.
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Tough choices could make 2024 a wild ride for Interior

NPS morale challenges, a BLM conservation proposal, changes to oil and gas drilling on public lands, and a 20-year plan for tackling the West's drought are
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Interior appointment enrages Biden's Senate critics

Laura Daniel-Davis' rise to acting deputy secretary risks further alienating lawmakers who question the president's actions on energy.
Interior Department delivers a blow to giant open-pit mine near two national parks
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Interior Department delivers a blow to giant open-pit mine near two national parks

A road critical to operating a proposed open-pit mine in a remote part of Alaska hit a new hurdle Friday when the Biden administration issued a finding that the road could threaten Alaska Native communities and their lifestyle more than previously estimated.

Interior Department delivers a blow to giant open-pit mine near two national parks
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Interior Department delivers a blow to giant open-pit mine near two national parks

A road critical to operating a proposed open-pit mine in a remote part of Alaska hit a new hurdle Friday when the Biden administration issued a finding that the road could threaten Alaska Native communities and their lifestyle more than previously estimated.

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Deal is reached to keep Colorado River from going dry, for now

Arizona, California and Nevada have agreed to take less water from the drought-strained Colorado River, a breakthrough agreement that, for now, keeps the river from falling so low that it would jeopardize water supply for major Western cities like Phoenix and Los Angeles as well as for some of America’s most productive farmland.

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$59 million, gone: How Bikini Atoll leaders blew through U.S. trust fund

The Trump administration lifted spending limits on the fund, which aids descendants of people forced to leave the coral reef because of U.S. nuclear testing.
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