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Interior issues new public land fracking rule

Interior issues new public land fracking rule

WASHINGTON — Companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands will be required to disclose publicly the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, the Obama administration said Thursday. The new "fracking" rule replaces a draft proposed last year that was withdrawn amid …

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'The needs of the patient come first'

'The needs of the patient come first'

Members from the Billings Clinic and the Mayo Clinic Care Network announce the Billings Clinic inclusion into the Mayo Clinics program.

January 09, 2013 2:20 pmLoading…

Government won't put liens on divided tribal lands

WASHINGTON — Native American tribes don't have to reimburse the government for buying divided-up tribal land so it can be returned to them, the Department of Interior said Friday.

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Obama administration announce reviews for 250 imperiled species

Obama administration announce reviews for 250 imperiled species

 The Obama administration on Tuesday announced a deal with environmentalists to work through a backlog of more than 250 imperiled animals and plants and decide which merit greater protections.

May 10, 2011 3:46 pm Photos

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Federal government to continue monitoring gray wolves

Federal government to continue monitoring gray wolves

MISSOULA — Thursday's announcement that gray wolves are back under state management in Montana and Idaho also included a warning: The federal government is watching.

May 08, 2011 8:10 pmLoading…

Administration officials tout settlement act

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and high-ranking officials from the U.S. departments of Agriculture and Interior on Monday urged the U.S. House of Representatives to quickly approve legislation that will resolve longstanding discrimination lawsuits and Indian water rights issues.

November 29, 2010 2:17 pmLoading…

Indian trust settlement defended

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Interior Deputy Secretary David Hayes was in Rapid City on Saturday to offer an admission of the federal government’s failures to Indian Trust landowners, as well as ask that they support the $3.4 billion settlement reached in the Cobell v. Salazar class action designed to…

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