Environmental casualties: Soaked hog farms, flooded coal ash pits and threatened sewage systems.
The administration would allow individuals and corporations to harm or kill massive numbers of birds, even in a catastrophe such as the BP oil spill, if they can show they didn't actually mean the birds harm.
Gulf tourists are wondering why they came, and businesses say they’ve lost nearly $90 million.
A day after reports of a proposal to potentially sell off public land that was once under federal protection inside a national monument, the Interior Department reversed the decision. Officials said it contradicted Secretary Ryan Zinke's vow to not sell or transfer federal land.
The interior secretary told senators at his confirmation hearing that he would never transfer or sell federally owned land. But a bureau he controls is considering doing exactly that.
The proposal would strike language that guides officials to ignore economic impacts when determining how wildlife should be protected.
Waves have always pounded the California coast. But as seas rise over the remaining century, they will become stronger and more frequent.
The proposal would essentially end a 30-year effort to reestablish critically endangered American red wolves in the wild.
Even other federal agencies questioned USDA Wildlife Services' justification for trapping, poisoning and shooting wild animals targeted as a nuisance.
Obama's national ocean policy, created during the Deepwater Horizon disaster, called on the federal government to work with states and local governments to enhance and protect oceans.