The next generation of U.S. nuclear power, which the Trump administration views as a key part of the nation’s energy supply, is hanging on by a thread as two key projects have run into serious trouble and are raising doubts about the viability of new nuclear facilities moving forward.
Shrinking the federal bureaucracy would spur economic growth and reduce costs to taxpayers, according to a report released Wednesday that targets agencies such as the EPA, the National Labor Relations Board and the Commerce Department for paring down or outright elimination.
The Trump administration has awarded $10 million to North Dakota to help cover the $38 million tab stemming from the massive Dakota Access pipeline protest, which saw thousands of activists camp out for months on federal land.
Amid a host of policy shifts from the Obama to Trump eras, one thing that has remained constant at the Interior Department is its massive online following, driven primarily by daily posts featuring wildlife, scenic landscapes and breathtaking views of the nation’s national parks.
Federal researchers studying critically endangered North Pacific right whales sometimes go years without finding their subjects. Over the weekend they got lucky.