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March 12, 2019 by

Utah Bureau of Land Management Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument FOIA Documents

3_Utah Resp to DataCall re Review of NMs copy Mail – National Economic Reports GSENM Eco Rpt_BLM review final.Ex.5DP_Redacted copy 1.3 InitialDataCall re Review of NM_GSENM copy 1.2 ExecutiveSummaryforGSENM copy

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News Releases

March 12, 2019 by

Trump Administration Can’t Wipe Away Their Anti-Public Lands Record

In an attempt to whitewash the Trump administration’s abysmal record on public lands and wildlife, the President is expected to sign a major bipartisan public lands package.

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Blog

March 8, 2019 by

Western Governors Have Good Reason to Be Uneasy with Interior Secretary Nominee David Bernhardt

David Bernhardt, President Trump’s nominee for Interior Secretary, is so toxic that even former and current GOP governors publicly criticized Bernhardt during his tenure as Interior Deputy Secretary. The public […]

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News Releases

March 8, 2019 by

House Passes Important Ethics Regulations

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the “For the People Act of 2019,” which addresses and aims to reform some of the most egregious ethical loopholes used by Trump administration appointees, including ex-lobbyist turned Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, to benefit special interests and corporate lobbyists.

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News

March 7, 2019 by

Bernhardt’s Interior Already Implementing Political Review of Public Records Responses

Just one day before a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators sent a letter to Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt requesting that the department reconsider and scrap a proposed rule that would limit public records requests, Western Values Project (WVP) received a notice from Interior that a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request would be delayed to allow a political appointee to review the response.

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March 6, 2019 by

Add your name: Investigate Acting Interior Secretary Bernhardt!

“Trump’s interior chief ‘violated ethics pledge’ by cutting animal protections” – The Guardian Did you see that ethics watchdog Campaign for Accountability (CFA) submitted a complaint asking the U.S. Office […]

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March 1, 2019 by

help protect the Grand Canyon!

On his first trip to the Grand Canyon in 1903, President Teddy Roosevelt wrote that we should “let this great wonder of nature remain as it now is” and “do […]

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News Releases

February 25, 2019 by

Bernhardt’s Interior Ignores Own Representations to Court Over Public Records Deadline

Ahead of Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s confirmation hearings, the Department of Interior has yet again failed to comply with federal open records laws for official communications between Bernhardt, his former clients, Interior officials and other special interests.

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February 20, 2019 by

Remember Ryan Zinke? The next guy is worse.

Remember Ryan Zinke? He rode a horse to his first day on the job at the Interior Department, spent an exorbitant amount on new office doors, and committed so many ethics […]

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Blog News

February 8, 2019 by

Western Values Project Announces New Advisory Board Members

Western Values Project (WVP) announced a new advisory board to help it form winning strategies to protect public lands.  Board members come from across the American West and the country, bringing together years of experience in government accountability and conservation advocacy.

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