Category: Dispatch

Trouble for California Salmon

May 17, 2017 — Salmon, trout and steelhead in California face a grim future if present trends continue, according to a study released this week, and climate change is the primary culprit. The report, titled “Fish in Hot Water,”More

Senate Upholds Climate Change Rule

May 11, 2017 — A rule designed to limit the amount of methane released from drilling for oil and natural gas on public land will remain in place—at least for now. The Senate voted 51-49 yesterday against rescindingMore

Good Earth Power Sued Again

May 8, 2017 — The company that holds the largest forest restoration contract ever issued by the Forest Service is being sued by two former executives who claim they are due more than $4 million in unpaid salaryMore

The Roundup for May 5, 2017

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Trump Attacks National Monuments

April 26, 2017 — President Donald Trump signed an executive order today that could open millions of acres of national monuments to industrial development or even rescind such designations altogether—a move no previous president has ever attempted. TheMore

Trump Rescinds Obama Environmental Protection Measures

April 23, 2017 — Donald Trump’s assault on Obama administration environmental protection measures continued this week as the president signed an executive order to remove regulations governing coal, oil and gas production, including on public lands. One ofMore

Forest Service Asks Public’s Help with Trail Maintenance

March 23, 2017 — How do you maintain 158,000 miles of trails on a shoestring budget? Ask for volunteers. The U.S. Forest Service manages more miles of trails than any other government agency. But with firefighting consuming an ever-growingMore