Interior Department

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Conservation groups ask judge to halt Trump administration drilling plan citing sage grouse

The 2015 sage grouse plans are widely considered to have stopped the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from listing sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado native David Bernhardt confirmed as Interior secretary

Colorado's Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner was a "yes" vote while his Democratic counterpart, Michael Bennet, was a "no"

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Interior boss David Bernhardt issues order aiming to protect public land access

The order could help boost Bernhardt's credentials among conservation groups ahead of a Senate confirmation hearing next week in which Democrats are likely to highlight his past work as an energy industry lobbyist

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado native David Bernhardt tapped by Trump to be Interior secretary

Bernhardt has been serving as the agency's acting head since the resignation of former Secretary Ryan Zinke who was facing ethics investigations