The proposal would essentially end a 30-year effort to reestablish critically endangered American red wolves in the wild.
The Trump administration wants to sell leases to oil and gas companies as soon as next year.
A 100-year-old law to protect birds can no longer be used to hold companies accountable for most bird deaths.
As Texas comptroller, Susan Combs compared endangered species listings to “incoming Scud missiles” that should be shot down. She said a threatened state songbird was a danger to military readiness.
Zinke faces anger from governors, including many Republicans, over proposals to allow more drilling on land and at sea.
These nine events in 2017 could shape the world for years to come.
For decades, Rep. Rob Bishop has wanted to undo the law. Under Trump, victory is within his grasp.
The agency said the Pacific walrus seemed able to adapt to declining sea ice in the Arctic.
The interior secretary's report to President Trump is certain to spark big legal battles.
A planned border wall in Hildago County, Tex., would create a sort of U.S. 'no man's land,' cutting off businesses, blocking endangered animals and slicing through a wildlife refuge.