U.S. Interior

U.S. Interior chief wants smaller monuments, but not at home

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has closely followed his boss’ playbook, encouraging mining and drilling on public lands and reducing the size of national monuments that President Donald Trump called a “massive land grab” by his Democratic predecessors.  Except, that is, in Montana. In Zinke’s home state, the former congressman who has long…