Defending public lands by exposing special interest influence on key decisions affecting their future.

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Western Values Project, a project of Accountable.US, defends America’s public lands by exposing special interest influence on policymakers who are charged with making key decisions affecting their future. We fight to make sure elected leaders put Western values first through research, public education, and by working together with small businesses, farmers, ranchers, and sportsmen and sportswomen.

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July 16, 2020 by

BREAKING: Released National Parks ‘Modernization’ Proposal Paves The Way For Privatization

President Trump’s Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and unconfirmed acting National Parks Director David Vela released the administration’s national park ‘modernization’ proposal that would pave the way for monied private concessionaires to gain control of public assets likely leading to increased fees and further private development.

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Why is @ASIIADomenech still employed, @SecBernhardt? Is it because @Interior lacks accountability or is it because… https://t.co/u4Djx5Xpyv

Instead of focusing his energy on protecting public lands and national parks in the midst of a pandemic, here's wha… https://t.co/5rIKhAtgeQ

ICYMI: While members of the @realDonaldTrump admin are patting themselves on the back for the Great American Outdoo… https://t.co/BlXSjAuMxP

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