Monthly Archives: December 2016

Obama Administration Takes Steps to Protect Watershed of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

    December 15, 2016 Agencies deny sulfide-ore copper lease renewal application; Commit to further study of potential impacts of mining near pristine watershed WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture today announced important … Continue reading

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Reports: Trump Taps Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke To Lead Interior Department

December 13, 20167:12 PM ET Jessica Taylor Kirk Siegler President-elect Donald Trump has selected Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke to be his interior secretary, according to multiple news reports. NPR has not independently confirmed those reports. Zinke is a first-term congressman … Continue reading

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Trump to pick Rep. McMorris Rodgers for Interior secretary

By Devin Henry – 12/09/16 10:55 AM EST President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) to lead the Interior Department, a source close to the transition team told The Hill Friday. Trump will tap McMorris-Rodgers, … Continue reading

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