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Department of Interior


West’s Largest Coal Plant Could Get a Lifeline

The Navajo Generating Station (NGS) in Arizona is scheduled to close by year-end 2019, but intervention by the federal government could keep the West’s largest coal-fired power plant operating. At…


Dems Boycott Pruitt Committee Vote, Perry, Zinke Proceed to Full Senate
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Democrats on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee are digging their heels in, refusing to allow a vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee for administrator of the Environmental Protection…


DOI to “Modernize” Coal Program, Halts New Leases in Meantime

Acting on President Obama’s desire to improve fossil fuel resource management and push the country toward a “clean energy” economy, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced on January…