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April 24, 2018 by

ICYMI: Zinke, Bernhardt, and Cason pull strings for former Interior Secretary casino client

Over the weekend, Politico broke a story detailing President Bush’s former Interior Secretary-turned-MGM Grand lobbyist Gale Norton’s influence on the current department’s decision to offer no opinion on a Native […]

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March 1, 2018 by

Western Values Project calls for Inspector General investigation into Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument boundary reduction

Complaint cites Utah State Representative Mike Noel’s influence and personal financial benefit from the shrunken boundary After recently releasing a report on Utah State Representative Mike Noel’s undisclosed property valued […]

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August 24, 2017 by

Exactly what “unspecified boundary adjustments” is Zinke proposing?

Today, the Western Values Project filed an expedited Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Department of the Interior seeking information on the monument review that was submitted to […]

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August 2, 2017 by

WVP-Topline F8.2.17

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July 7, 2017 by

Rigged: Deadbeat tenants

Industry loves to complain about regulatory burdens and “red tape” on federal public lands. The reality, however, is that these same companies are systematically exploiting loopholes, subsidies and other special […]

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July 7, 2017 by

Three reasons why the Daneros uranium mine is a bad deal for Bears Ears, Utah, and the United States

One of the little-told stories in the debate over the fate of Bears Ears National Monument is the Daneros uranium mine. While the boundaries of Bears Ears were drawn explicitly […]

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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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May 24, 2017 by

WVP files lawsuit after DOI fails to release public records on Bears Ears 

Government accountability watchdog Western Values Project (WVP) today filed suit in federal court to force the release of documents from the Obama administration’s deliberations over the Bears Ears National Monument, […]

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May 24, 2017 by

Zinke fails to “fight” for a better budget, praises cuts as eliminating “wasteful spending

Today, the Trump administration released a 2018 budget request that would gut funding for agencies that manage and protect our nation’s public lands. The proposal would slash the Interior Department’s […]

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May 24, 2017 by

WVP DOI Border Meeting FOIA (1)

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