Jayson O'Neill

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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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August 16, 2020 by

Acting BLM Director William Perry Pendley

Trump Withdrawals Controversial Anti-Public Lands Nominee In Attempt To Greenwash Disastrous Record

In a desperate attempt to cover up a record that is unequivocally the worst for America’s public lands, the Trump administration withdrew anti-public lands nominee William P. Pendley. While this is sure to make headlines, this is just another sad chapter of incompetence and mismanagement by this administration. Unfortunately, this changes little to nothing – Pendley is still overseeing the bureau and the Trump administration is still violating the U.S. Constitution.

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August 11, 2020 by

Breaking: Trump’s Top Interior Lawyer Found In Violation Of The Law

Interior Department Inspector General’s report that found President Trump’s top Interior Solicitor Daniel Jorjani illegally withheld public documents prior to the former mega-lobbyist turned-Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s Senate confirmation hearing and then perjured himself under oath.

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July 20, 2020 by

For Sale Public Lands Shelton

Another Trump nominee wants to put a “For Sale” sign on our public lands❗

Since his inauguration in January 2017, President Donald Trump has increased our national deficit by $5.2 trillion. Worse yet, Trump’s reckless spending of pandemic relief funds that went to many […]

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July 17, 2020 by

Acting BLM Director William Perry Pendley

In His Own Words: Extremist Views Of Trump’s Nominee To Manage America’s Public Lands Exposed

The new ‘In His Words’ update shows that Pendley has stuck his foot in his mouth time and time again, making racist and sexist comments on social media, in public presentations, and in his writings.

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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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