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2018 Toyota 4Runner review - Roadshow

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Toyota's 4Runner won't impress in the tech department, but a proven drivetrain, compliant ride and straightforward interior will appeal to people looking for a simple ride.

Mexico admits government spies tail candidate

Mexico's Interior Department acknowledged Wednesday that a federal intelligence agency sent a plainclothes agent to tail an opposition presidential candidate, even though the candidate never asked for and apparently did not want a tail. There have long been fears the ruling Institutional Revolutionary...

Land and Resource Protections Take Hit in Trump Budget Proposal

by Eric Tegethoff Public News Service HELENA, Mont. – Public lands and natural resources take a big hit under President Donald Trump’s 2019 budget proposal released Monday. Funding for the Interior Department would fall by 17 percent and Trump’s infrastructure proposal would make it easier to sell off public lands. The budget would also cut [...]Show More Summary

Secretary Zinke Signs Order to Promote Conservation of Western Big-Game Winter Range and Migration Corridors

In a Department of the Interior statement, Secretary Zinke stated, “My goal is healthy herds for American hunters and wildlife watchers, and this order will help establish better migration corridors for some of North America’s most iconic big game species like elk, mule deer and antelope. Show More Summary

Interior Department official retains six-figure salary during 16-month leave after rape allegations from employees

last weekNews : The Raw Story

An official with the Interior Department’s Indian Education bureau retains a six-figure salary despite being on administrative leave for over a year for allegedly raping at least two employee. According to Government Executive magazine, Eric Christensen, the erstwhile vice president of the...

California vows to block oil from Trump’s offshore drilling expansion

2 weeks agoNews : Trending Now

California officials have vowed to block oil and gas extracted from new offshore drilling entering the state in the latest effort to stymie the Trump administration. The Interior Department’s announcement last month that it would open...Show More Summary

Trump has offered no valid reason for revising California's desert plan

The Interior Department gave final approval 17 months ago to a massive planning document that, among other things, designated nearly 400,000 acres of desert in Southern California for wind, solar and geothermal energy production. The plan capped eight years of work, nearly a dozen public meetings...

Trump Interior appointee caught buying stock in company that contracts with the agency

Doug Domenech, a top official at the Department of the Interior, worked as a political appointee at the agency during the George W. Bush administration when it was rife with corruption. The official is now coming under scrutiny for his own questionable actions as a Trump administration appointee. A month after winning confirmation to serve […]

CHANGE: A new push to deregulate America’s oceans and backcountry. “Recent decisions at the Interi…

CHANGE: A new push to deregulate America’s oceans and backcountry. “Recent decisions at the Interior and Commerce departments are opening the doors for more commercial exploitation of US fisheries and land resources. Advocates say the changes finally allow local voices to be heard. Critics say science is being ignored in favor of industry.”

Not a Drill: Oil and Gas Exploration Dead in the Water for Governors

Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times via AP Florida Governor Rick Scott and U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announce there will be no new offshore drilling in the State of Florida T he Trump administration’s draft five-year...Show More Summary

U.S. Interior agency speeds up process to lease oil, gas on federal land

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of the Interior this week quietly removed Obama-era reforms to the leasing of federal land for oil and gas drilling in a move to "simplify and streamline" the process, according to a memo sent to field staff on Wednesday.

‘Our history is incredibly relevant’: Cherokee playwright brings her family’s past to the present

When President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act in 2013, the assembled crowd was too big for the White House. They gathered instead at the Department of the Interior, where everyone — Native women, domestic abuse survivors, the President of the United States, together — could fit. Since an infamous 1978 Supreme Court decision, tribal […]

As Andrew Jackson’s portrait hangs in the Oval Office, a Native playwright takes a DC stage

When President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act in 2013, the assembled crowd was too big for the White House. They gathered instead at the Department of the Interior, where everyone — Native women, domestic abuse survivors, the President of the United States, together — could fit. Since an infamous 1978 Supreme Court decision, tribal […]

Florida offshore oil drilling may be back on table

Florida is still under consideration for offshore oil drilling, a top Interior Department official said Friday, contradicting an announcement last week from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that energy exploration off the coast of Florida was "off the table."

Jeff Rupert named Director of the Department of the Interior’s Office of Wildland Fire

His appointment is effective February 4, 2018 This is only the beginning of the article. Visit WildfireToday.com to read the rest.

Statue of Liberty Will Reopen Despite Government Shutdown

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo reached a deal with the Interior Department to reopen the statue, paying its operating costs from the state tourism budget.

Official: Plan to exclude Florida from drilling isn't final

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's promise to exempt Florida from an offshore drilling plan is not a formal action, an Interior Department official said Friday in a statement that Democrats said contradicted a high-profile announcement by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

Interior official suggests Florida is not exempt from Trump offshore oil drilling plan after all

Florida is still under consideration for offshore oil drilling, a top Interior Department official said Friday, contradicting an announcement last week from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that energy exploration off the coast of Florida was “off the table.” The comments from Walter Cruickshank,...

Trump’s Decision To Keep Parks Open In A Shutdown Puts Politics Before Safety

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Former Interior Department officials warn the move would endanger both visitors and America's priceless resources.

Official: Plan to exempt Florida from drilling isn't final

An Interior Department official says the Trump administration's promise to exempt Florida from an offshore drilling plan is not a formal action. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is proposing to open … Click to Continue »

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