Land management

FILE- In this May 7, 2015 file photo, crews perform dredging work along the upper Hudson River in Waterford, N.Y. Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again. Advocates who want the Environmental Protection Agency to order crews back on the river are expected in Poughkeepsie on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The EPA is holding a public hearing on its five-year review of the Superfund project. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
June 27, 2017 - 4:13 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again. Advocates who want the Environmental Protection Agency to order crews back on the river are expected in Poughkeepsie on Wednesday. The EPA is holding a public...
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June 27, 2017 - 11:51 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again. Advocates who want the Environmental Protection Agency to order crews back on the river are expected in Poughkeepsie on Wednesday. The EPA is holding a public...
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This Saturday, June 24, 2017, photo, shows a cabin near Panguitch Lake near Panguitch, Utah., that was not burned by a wildfire. Nearly 1,000 firefighters battled a Utah wildfire that grew Sunday morning that has prompted the evacuation of over a 1,000 people from hundreds of homes and cabins. (Jordan Allred/The Spectrum via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 11:13 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a major wildfire burning in Utah and others burning across the U.S. West. (all times local): 9 p.m. A wildfire sparked by a traffic accident on a remote highway 80 miles east of Los Angeles has grown to nearly two square miles (over 500 hectares) in just a few...
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Portuguese firefighters work to stop a forest fire from reaching the village of Figueiro dos Vinhos central Portugal, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Portugal's president says the country's pain "knows no end" as it mourns at least 61 people killed in the deadliest wildfire in memory. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte)
June 19, 2017 - 5:25 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in Portugal (all times local): 10:20 a.m. The death of 62 people in Portuguese wildfires has brought growing criticism of authorities for not doing more to prevent the tragedy. Portugal's leading environmental lobby group, Quercus, has issued a...
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U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue speak in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, June 2, 2017. Both emphasized cooperation among federal, state, tribal and local agencies in battling wildfires as the main part of the wildfire season arrives. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler)
June 02, 2017 - 5:32 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The heads of the two largest public land agencies in the U.S. signed a memorandum Friday emphasizing cooperation among federal, state, tribal and local agencies in battling wildfires as the main part of the wildfire season arrives. Secretaries Ryan Zinke of the Interior...
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Utah state legislators and their staff lead the way for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and others in the distance Monday, May 8, 2017, through Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Zinke says he wants to make sure Native American cultural standing is preserved in a new national monument but cautioned that not all tribal members share the same opinion about it. (AP Photo/Michelle Price)
May 09, 2017 - 1:13 am
BLANDING, Utah (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he's a "Teddy Roosevelt Republican" who values national monuments. But as he tours America's newest and most hotly contested monument, he questions whether the monument designation by the federal government was the right way to preserve...
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May 01, 2017 - 11:29 am
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — A Liberian forestry authority says a mob of people have killed two forestry staffers who had arrested 20 people for hunting illegally in Liberia's Sarpo National Park. Forestry Development Authority managing director Darlington Tuagben said Monday that the two staffers...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the Interior Department in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, before signing an Antiquities Executive Order. The president is asking for a review of the designation of tens of millions of acres of land as "national monuments." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 26, 2017 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of dozens of national monuments on federal lands, as he singled out "a massive federal land grab" by the Obama administration. It was yet another executive action...
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In this photo taken March 3, 2017, the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court could make it easier for landowners to get paid when government rules make their property less valuable. Justices hear arguments Monday in a dispute over a Wisconsin family’s effort to sell a riverfront plot they say has been stripped of value by conservation rules. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 19, 2017 - 7:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could make it easier for landowners to get paid when government rules make their property less valuable. Justices hear arguments Monday in a dispute over a Wisconsin family's effort to sell a riverfront plot. The family says conservation rules barring a sale have...
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Map locate Scarborough Shoal; 2c x 2 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 63 mm;
March 17, 2017 - 7:54 am
BEIJING (AP) — China plans to build the first permanent structure on a South China Sea shoal at the heart of a territorial dispute with the Philippines, in a move likely to renew concerns over Beijing's robust assertions of its claims in the strategically crucial waterbody. The top official in...
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