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May 1, 2019 by

MEMO: Interior Solicitor Nominee Daniel Jorjani

The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on the nomination of Acting Interior Solicitor Daniel Jorjani, President Trump’s nominee to become the department’s Solicitor. Senators […]

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April 24, 2019 by

Group Sues Another Former Bernhardt Client For Failing to Disclose Public Documents

Bernhardt’s former client, Garrison Diversion Conservancy District, Benefited From Favorable Interior Decision Western Values Project (WVP) filed suit in North Dakota District Court against another former client of Interior Secretary […]

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April 24, 2019 by

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt Hides From the Public and Press During Swearing-In

Admission that Interior Secretary is for the corporate lobbyists and special interests, not for the American people and the country’s public lands Ex-oil lobbyist and “ultimate D.C. swamp creature” David […]

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April 19, 2019 by

A Secretary Shrouded in Scandal

“Interior’s watchdog opens an ethics probe into Bernhardt four days after his Senate confirmation” — Washington Post Ex-lobbyist David Bernhardt may have been confirmed to lead the Interior Department, but, as we predicted, […]

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April 17, 2019 by

Records Show Bernhardt Selectively Recused From Sage Grouse Meeting with Former Client

New Revelation Comes as Inspector General Launches Investigation into Bernhardt It was reported in the Casper Star-Tribune that Interior Secretary David Bernhardt had recused himself from a ‘high level Wyoming […]

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April 16, 2019 by

Group Sues Interior Secretary Bernhardt’s Former Client for Public Documents

Westlands Water District, Subject of Calls for Numerous Investigations, Has Failed to Hand Over Documents Requested Nearly Two Years Ago, Benefited from Favorable Decision by Bernhardt Western Values Project (WVP) […]

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April 11, 2019 by

Senate Confirms Trump’s Most Conflict-Ridden Cabinet Nominee to Manage America’s Public Lands

Statement on Former Mega-Lobbyist David Bernhardt Becoming Interior Secretary After the U.S. Senate voted 56-41 to confirm Trump’s most conflict-ridden cabinet nominee, former mega-lobbyist David Bernhardt, to be the Secretary […]

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April 9, 2019 by

Six-Figure Ad Campaign Launched Telling Senator Heinrich to Reject Trump’s Conflict-Ridden Interior Secretary Nominee

Ex-Lobbyist David Bernhardt Has Handed Over Millions of Acres of Public Lands to Extractive Industries; Heinrich Voted For Conflict Nominee in Committee Conservation group Western Values Project Action announced today […]

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April 5, 2019 by

Heinrich Sides With Trump in Voting to Confirm Swamp-Creature Nominee to Oversee Public Lands

Bernhardt is Trump’s Most Conflicted Cabinet Nominee Senator Martin Heinrich sided with President Trump in voting for conflict-ridden Interior Secretary nominee and ex-lobbyist David Bernhardt. Bernhardt’s nomination will now move […]

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April 4, 2019 by

Interior Secretary Nominee David Bernhardt One Step Closer to Joining Trump’s Swamp-Filled Cabinet With Help of Key Western Senators McSally, Gardner, Daines and Heinrich

Western Values Project Statement on Committee Vote to Confirm Conflicted Ex-Lobbyist Today the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted 14-6 to move controversial Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s nomination […]

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