The U.S Bureau of Land Management says its staff failed to follow established procedures for permitting and monitoring a Mojave Desert off-road race in which eight spectators were killed.
The Native American Quechan tribe says U.S. officials ignored concerns that plant could damage significant cultural and biological resources.
Officials say the White House has approved a permit for what will be the world’s biggest solar power plant.
The secretary of the interior has approved a big solar energy plant in the Mojave Desert, the fifth such project on western U.S. public lands to win federal authorization.
The newly-approved 370-megawatt plant in the Mojave desert is expected generate 1,000 jobs and power 140,000 homes.
Veterans groups are asking to intervene in the legal battle over a cross erected at a Mojave Desert federal park to honor war dead.
The parents of two teenagers killed in an abandoned Mojave Desert military bunker are suing the federal government claiming negligence for failing to dismantle or otherwise secure the site.
A pickup truck veered off a Mojave Desert interstate and crashed into the bedroom of a home, seriously injuring a sleeping elderly woman and her son.
The Bureau of Land Management has suspended future event permits for the promoter of last weekend’s off-road race in the California desert where eight spectators were killed by a racing truck.