- US to cancel lease on land sacred to Blackfoot Indian tribes Updated: Nov-23-15 10:57 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The Interior Department plans to cancel a long-suspended oil and gas drilling lease near Glacier National Park that's on land considered sacred to the Blackfoot tribes of the U.S. and Canada, according to court documents filed Monday.
- Federal approval of Gila River agreement triggers review Updated: Nov-23-15 8:04 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The U.S. Department of Interior on Monday reached an agreement with water managers in New Mexico, marking the next step in a long, contentious process to develop the state's share of the Gila River.
- Delmarva fox squirrel removed from Endangered SpecieslList Updated: Nov-13-15 5:36 pm
BALTIMORE - The U.S. Department of the Interior says the Delmarva fox squirrel, an animal included on the first Endangered Species, is no longer at risk of extinction.
- US won't fight judge who wants new look at Montana coal mine Updated: Nov-07-15 2:47 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The U.S. Interior Department won't fight a court recommendation for the agency to take a new look at the environmental effects of burning fuel from Montana's largest coal mine. Its owner warned of sweeping layoffs if mining halts.