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June 19, 2017 by

ICYMI: Potential pick for BLM chief a Bundy family sympathizer

Karen Budd-Falen on the Bundy family’s violent takeover of public lands: “you’re going to see more of that because we’re not left with any choice.” Another former Trump transition team […]

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June 12, 2017 by

Zinke offers cowardly and misguided recommendation on Bears Ears

Ignores tens of thousands of public comments in support of national monuments Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced that he is asking President Trump and Congress to take action […]

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June 9, 2017 by

Secretary Zinke’s imagined “review” of Bears Ears

Recommendation on fate of area to come after over one hundred thousand public comments supporting national monuments submitted As we celebrate the 111th anniversary of former President Teddy Roosevelt’s hallmark […]

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June 9, 2017 by

VIDEO: WVP honors Zinke’s first 100 days

To mark the first 100 days of Ryan Zinke’s term as Secretary of the Interior, we released a new video highlighting his achievements. Watch the video here: “Between doggie day and […]

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June 8, 2017 by

In Congressional hearing, Zinke defends budget that would slash funding for public lands

Draconian budget cuts proposed by Zinke and Trump come along with proposals to reduce or eliminate public lands, sell off parks Today, in front of the House Appropriations Committee, Secretary […]

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June 7, 2017 by

Zinke announces plan to privatize camping in parks

“I don’t want to be in the business of running campgrounds,” says nation’s largest public lands manager Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced his intention to privatize large parts […]

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June 6, 2017 by

Senate committee taps oil and gas lobbyist for number two spot at Interior

On a mostly party-line vote of 14-9, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee advanced the nomination of oil and gas lobbyist David Bernhardt to be the Deputy Secretary of […]

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June 5, 2017 by

ICYMI: Ethics issues mount for DOI nominee

In case you missed it, on Friday, Politico reported growing ethical concerns for David Bernhardt, the Deputy Secretary nominee at the Department of Interior. Bernhardt, an oil and gas lobbyist […]

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May 31, 2017 by

ICYMI: Largest paper in Montana calls out Sec. Zinke on Interior cuts

After the Trump administration announced devastating budget cuts to America’s National Park Service and the agencies tasked with managing our public lands, the largest paper in Montana, Interior Secretary Ryan […]

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May 26, 2017 by

Eight signs Zinke’s Bears Ears review is a sham

The public comment period for the Department of the Interior’s so-called review of the Bears Ears monument in Utah is today. Unfortunately, while thousands of people have written in to […]

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