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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Extremist #WilliamPendley is frighteningly and dangerously unqualified to be our @BLMNational director. Help us spr… https://t.co/cYjIP4uYF1

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