Interior Endangered Species

Michael Doyle



Michael has covered the Interior Department, the Fish and Wildlife Service and endangered species since 2017. He previously covered California and legal affairs for McClatchy's Washington Bureau. He is the author of three books, "The Ministers' War," "Radical Chapters" and "The Forestport Breaks." He graduated from Oberlin College and earned master's degrees from Yale Law School, where he was a Knight Journalism Fellow, and from Johns Hopkins University. He is an adjunct instructor at George Washington University and is a Virginia-certified EMT.

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Lawsuits loom as Trump opens Calif. taps

Legal challenges and fierce politicking lie ahead for the farmer-friendly California water moves celebrated with a flourish yesterday by President Trump and his Interior Department team. "You'll be able to farm your land, and you'll be able to do things you never thought possible," Trump told a California audience. But resistance swelled elsewhere in the state.


Trump to Calif. farmers: Here's more water

The Trump administration is catering to California's water-dependent farmers and some of the president's closest congressional allies by opening up the taps for thirsty cotton fields, pistachio orchards and field crops — at the potential expense of endangered fish.