Jayson O'Neill

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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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September 14, 2020 by

Natst Drill site

A Flood Of Royalty Relief To Oil Corporations In Wyoming

It’s no secret that the Trump administration has prioritized bailing out Big Oil and extractive resource corporations over assistance for workers, struggling small businesses, and the unemployed, but new reporting by the Casper Star-Tribune, based on research by Western Values Project, further highlights the windfall for oil and gas producers in Wyoming after the Interior Department’s unilateral decision to grant royalty relief and suspend leases.

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September 10, 2020 by

Trump is even bailing out Exxon and BP

At a time when both state and local governments, workers, and American families are struggling to pay their bills, the Trump administration is asking taxpayers to bail out some of […]

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September 9, 2020 by

Pendley's Illegal Tenure

Illegal Acting Bureau of Land Management Director Still In Post

A new ticker on WilliamPendley.org finds that Pendley has served as the bureau’s acting director for over 409 days, well beyond the limit established in law. Western Values Project released PendleyOvertime on Twitter and complied additional research on of some of the most salient examples of why senators must demand a pink slip for Pendley.

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September 3, 2020 by

“EPA chief’s former lobbying clients get a long list of favors from agency”

Have you heard about the latest scandal at Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency? If you thought the culture of corruption at the EPA ended when Scott Pruitt resigned, think again. Administrator Andrew […]

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September 1, 2020 by

Corrupt Trump Official’s Secretary Bernhardt and Administrator Wheeler Must Answer For Dirty Water Policies and Mismanagement

Interior Department Secretary David Bernhardt and EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, both former extractive resource lobbyists, will be attending an event in Arizona to make an announcement about the Rio Salado Urban Waters Partnership. Both Trump administration cabinet members must answer for their dirty water policies.

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September 1, 2020 by

Interior’s Watchdog: Officials Lied To Congress In Order To Justify Wasteful, Damaging Relocation

Corrupt Administration’s Objectives Of A Bureau Brain-Drain And Special Interest Access Achieved  Following the Interior’s Office of the Inspector General report that concluded that Interior officials misled Congress, Western Values Project Director Jayson O’Neill issued the following response:  As this investigation rightfully concludes, […]

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August 27, 2020 by

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

David Bernhardt and William Pendley aren’t doing their jobs and are failing us

It’s not exactly surprising, considering they were both appointed by Donald Trump. But it is outrageous. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt and Acting Bureau of Land Management Director William Pendley are […]

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August 19, 2020 by

Acting BLM Director William Perry Pendley

Pendley nomination pulled BUT he’s still in charge!

Pendley is still in charge at BLM and overseeing 245 million acres of America’s public lands. He’s still making terrible decisions that are bad for public lands and bad for the Western way of life.

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August 17, 2020 by

Trump’s “Darling” Of The Sagebrush Rebellion Has Striking Conflicts Of Interest

Trump’s Interior Department political appointee Karen Budd-Falen has serious conflicts of interest concerning her ownership stake in a ranching empire spanning across hundreds of thousands of acres overlapping prime sage-grouse habit.

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