Jayson O'Neill

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October 20, 2020 by

Trump, Exxon Have Teamed Up to Exploit Public Lands

President Donald Trump’s suggestion that fossil fuel corporations like Exxon would be willing to give him large campaign contributions in exchange for federal government drilling permits follows a long love affair between the president and the company.  

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October 19, 2020 by

FACT: Amy Coney Barrett has sided with corporations over people 76% of the time.

In the middle of a climate crisis, the very LAST thing our public lands and environment need is Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court. Will you sign our petition, calling for a Supreme Court justice who will put our public lands and environment before Big Business?

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October 12, 2020 by

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a Reminder of Trump’s Disastrous Record and Land Manager’s Overt Racism

Critical legal cases and rulings that impact Indigenous peoples’ rights, tribal sovereignty and their lands could also take a dark turn if Trump places corporate activist Judge Amy Coney Barrett onto the nation’s top judicial court. Barrett is a professed disciple of the late Justice Scalia. The former justice sided against Tribal interests 86% of the time, according to an analysis by the Native American Rights Fund.

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September 25, 2020 by

Acting BLM Director William Perry Pendley

Court Rejects Trump’s Public Lands Managers Illegal Tenure; Avoids All Actions

One day was too long for an extremist like Pendley at the helm of America’s public lands and natural resources. It’s been four years of the Trump administration and corrupt Interior Secretary Bernhardt violating the law and ignoring the Constitution. While it’s a strong affirmation of the rule of law, it’s truly disappointing to see the majority in the U.S. Senate stand idly by as this administration flaunts it.

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September 25, 2020 by

Acting BLM Director William Perry Pendley

New Polling Reveals Constitutional Conundrum for Key Senators Over Trump’s Former Top Land Manager

Voters in Six States Resoundingly Reject Acting Public Lands Manager Pendley’s Illegal Tenure New polling commissioned by Western Values Project, an Accountable.US project focused on public lands accountability, found that voters across six […]

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September 25, 2020 by

Tongass National Forest

Alaska Tongass Logging Expansion Born Out Of Trump’s Political Swamp

This decision was born out of the same corruption and cronyism that has dominated the Trump administration from the start. The revolving door, shady lobbyists, and disregard for the wishes of Alaskans and Indigenous communities are everything that’s wrong with how President Trump has managed our nation’s public lands and forests.

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September 25, 2020 by

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing On The Nomination Of David Bernhardt For Interior Secretary

The Trump Administration’s Four Years of Attacks On Our Public Lands

Over the past four years, the Trump administration has unilaterally ushered in the largest reductions to public lands protections and scrapped the largest habitat protection agreement in history, discredited science and climate science, issued countless rollbacks to bedrock environmental protections for corporate special interests, and repeatedly run afoul of the law.

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September 24, 2020 by

Six State Public Lands Polling Results

Full Results Of Public Policy Polling Commissioned By Western Values Project, An Accountable.US Project: Memo: Majority of Montana Voters Disapprove of Installment of Pendley as Acting Director of Bureau of […]

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September 23, 2020 by

Climate Change is Real

Yes, President Trump, Climate Change IS real!

President Trump publicly asked how much science “knows” about climate change. And he questioned its connection to the wildfires currently raging out West, the effects of which have been felt on both coasts.

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September 17, 2020 by

Glacier Park Fire

Trump’s Climate Denial Is Costing Lives

Trump’s latest comments regarding science, climate change, and the raging fires across the West exemplify the apathetic ignorance of his administration whose obsession with the polluting fossil fuel industry is only making it worse. President Trump’s outlandish comments underline the administration’s climate denial policy objectives that started the day after the 2016 election when Trump implored swamp creatures like corrupt former lobbyist David Bernhardt to assist with the transition.

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