The order comes amid complaints that millions of acres of state and federal land in the American West can only be reached by traveling across private property as federal law allows the sale or exchange of public lands.
U.S. Department of the Interior
Bernhardt is a former lobbyist for oil and gas companies.
In Denver for the annual Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show, outdoor retail companies and other outdoor industry leaders are banding together in a bid to protect public lands and the climate.
The other six states in the Colorado River basin have agreed to plans that recognize a long-running drought, the dwindling supply of water and how they intend to cope with it.
The documents may have evidence of residual plutonium contamination and other ongoing environmental dangers.
Zinke played a leading part in Trump’s efforts to roll back environmental regulations and promote domestic energy development.
Like his boss, Bernhardt's position hasn't come with controversy or conflicts of interest.
The Interior Secretary touts that the overhaul would move employees out of D.C. Some Democrats have called the plan unworkable.
The grizzly hunts would have been the first in U.S. outside Alaska since 1991.
Congressman Jared Polis asked the federal government to keep Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge closed. Fish and Wildlife plans to open the refuge regardless.