environmentalists

Endangered Species

Judge throws out Trump-era rollbacks on endangered species – Associated Press

Photo:  In this June 1995, file photo a Northern Spotted owl sits on a branch in Point Reyes, Calif. A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a host of actions by the Trump administration to roll back protections for endangered or threatened species, a year after the Biden administration said it was moving to strengthen

State

Biden firm on uranium-mining ban around ‘jewel’ of the Grand Canyon

For four years, the Trump administration took steps to boost uranium mining for what it called national security reasons, a move environmentalists saw as an attempt to open the door to mining near the Grand Canyon. President-elect Joe Biden may be ready to shut that door for good. “I can’t believe I have to say