Chris Saeger

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March 1, 2017 by

WVP: Zinke must reject energy donors to match Roosevelt legacy

Whitefish, Mont. – Following the confirmation of Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary, Executive Director of the Western Values Project released the following statement: “Secretary Zinke will tell anyone who is […]

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February 23, 2017 by

FACT CHECK: Refuting industry claims about the BLM rule to combat wasted natural gas

Lobbyists for big oil companies held another press conference today to spread false and misleading claims about the impacts of the BLM’s rule to cut back on natural gas that is wasted […]

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February 22, 2017 by

#mailboxgate: Chaffetz has the wrong priorities on Bears Ears

Congressman Jason Chaffetz is boldly preparing to mobilize the full force and might of the powerful HouseHouse Committee on Oversight and Government Reform over a suspicious Tweet about a mail […]

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February 21, 2017 by

Oil and gas industry makes bizarre argument against BLM natural gas waste rule

The latest argument by the oil and gas industry against the BLM’s methane waste rule is an interesting one. In an article for E&E News (paywall), energy industry insiders and […]

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February 21, 2017 by

Bears Ears is a Monument because Rob Bishop couldn’t pass the Public Lands Initiative

 Utah politicians like Rob Bishop are whining that President Barack Obama acted unilaterally in declaring the Bears Ears area a national monument. They only have themselves to blame because they […]

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February 17, 2017 by

Utah’s politicians only have themselves to blame for the Bears Ears mess

The state of Utah’s fervent opposition to protecting the Bears Ears area of Utah has just cost its economy $45 million, as outdoor industry leaders have withdrawn a trade show […]

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February 14, 2017 by

Refuting the convenient conclusions of oil company lobbyists

Amidst the debate over whether Congress will abandon the BLM natural gas waste rule, energy industry lobby groups are making the rounds again with the same alternative facts that arrive […]

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February 1, 2017 by

Cutting natural gas waste good for struggling state budgets

As states across the West face major budget shortfalls caused by declining oil and gas revenues, a potential solution is literally being sent up in flames. Each year, oil companies […]

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January 31, 2017 by

FACT CHECK: Big oil lobbyists plead for license to waste tax dollars

On a day when it was revealed that 4 in 5 Western voters support the BLM rule to cut back on wasted natural gas and tax dollars on public lands, […]

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January 24, 2017 by

Trump’s “America First” energy plan shouldn’t leave taxpayers behind

Last week, The Trump administration released its “America First Energy Plan” which, among other things, promises to expand oil and gas production on federal lands across the West. For those of […]

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