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October 15, 2018 by

Zinke Taps Land Transfer Bundy-Backer for Interior Deputy Solicitor Post

On late Friday afternoon, multiple media outlets reported that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke had tapped controversial land seizure lawyer Karen Budd-Falen to be Deputy Solicitor for Wildlife and Parks, a […]

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October 10, 2018 by

Western Values Project and American Oversight Sue Interior for Records Related to Zinke’s Alleged Corruption

Western Values Project (WVP), a Montana-based conservation group, represented by watchdog American Oversight, today filed a lawsuit against the Department of the Interior (DOI) to investigate whether Interior Secretary Ryan […]

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September 25, 2018 by

Western Values Project Calls on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to Protect Badger-Two Medicine for Good

In a ruling announced today, a judge sided with a Louisiana-based corporation, Solenex LLC,  allowing them to drill on an oil and gas lease granted in the 1980s. The lease […]

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News Releases

September 20, 2018 by

NPS Nominee Has Troubling History of Keeping Public in the Dark, Giving Taxpayer-Funded Freebies to “VIPs”

Today, the Western Values Project released new research on Raymond “David” Vela, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the National Park Service (NPS), onto the Department of Influence website. If […]

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September 18, 2018 by

Interior Revises Methane Waste Rule, Costs Taxpayers Hundreds of Millions

Today, Secretary Ryan Zinke’s Interior Department essentially repealed the commonsense Methane Waste Prevention Rule, a rule that required oil and gas companies to limit the leaking or flaring of methane on public lands […]

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News Releases

September 13, 2018 by

ICYMI: Bernhardt Cancels Speech at Eleventh Hour for Unknown Ethics Reasons

Interior Deputy Secretary David Bernhardt, who was supposed to give the keynote speech at the Colorado River District’s forum tomorrow, had to cancel at the eleventh hour due to ethics […]

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Reports

September 9, 2018 by

REPORT: Lobbyist-Turned-Interior-Deputy David Bernhardt’s Dirty Record After One Year

Who has been running the Interior Department while Secretary Ryan Zinke has been out of the office for the last three weeks? Meet Interior’s #2: Zinke’s dirty Deputy Secretary David […]

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News Releases

August 27, 2018 by

Key Interior Staff Leaving Zinking Ship

Today, E&E News reported that Downey Magallanes, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s deputy chief of staff for policy, is leaving Interior to work in the private sector. News of her departure […]

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Blog

August 23, 2018 by

Zinke Takes Mysterious Turkish Vacation While West Burns  

Last Friday night, Secretary Zinke was spotted in the Turkish Airlines lounge at Dulles International Airport, and later boarded a flight to Istanbul. According to a Politico source, Secretary Zinke […]

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News Releases

August 15, 2018 by

Western Values Project Statement on Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments Draft Management Plans

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management just released draft resource management plans for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, which includes a report that highlights the development potential […]

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