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Details emerged today of a deal between the Obama administration and Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK) whereby Interior Secretary Salazar agreed to delay a decision on whether or not to allow a multi-million dollar road to be built through the heart of Alaska’s Izembek National Wildlife Refuge in exchange for Senator Murkowski’s yea vote on the nomination of Sally Jewell to be the next Secretary of the Interior.
Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mary Landrieu unveiled their proposal to increase the amounts states receive from federal offshore oil and gas revenues.
A statement from Jamie Rappaport Clark on the Senate budget proposal for 2014.
Texas won’t let government see plans to protect rare lizard, but the agency still won’t list. Defenders and other groups question decision in court.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s 2014 budget includes harmful measures for our natural resources.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today released an Endangered Species Act decision on polar bears that just doesn't measure up.
Statement from Defenders of Wildlife President Jamie Rappaport Clark on climate change in President Obama’s State of the Union speech.
Oregon Governor Kitzhaber today released a letter outlining his proposed approach to the management of O&C lands.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the Service) announced today that there were 75 Mexican gray wolves, or lobos, including 3 breeding pairs surviving in the southwestern United States at the end of last year. This represents an increase of 17 wolves from the Service’s findings in 2011.
President Obama is poised to Nominate REI Chief Executive Officer Sally Jewell to head the Department of the Interior.