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July 18, 2019 by

Trump’s Interior Swamp Grows With Seven New Political Appointees

New Interior Political Appointees Profiles on Department of Influence Website  Today, Western Values Project released seven new profiles of political appointees joining the Department of the Interior on their Department […]

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July 15, 2019 by

Interior Secretary Bernhardt’s Bureau of Land Management Relocation Blunder

Move Ignored Congress, Western Governors and Lacks Justification After E&E News reported and Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced on twitter that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National will be […]

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July 12, 2019 by

Hot Air from New Congressional Caucus is Big on Promises But Short on Action for Public Lands

Newly Formed Roosevelt Conservation Caucus Ignores Land and Water Conservation Fund in Issue List After several Senate and House members took to the podium to make big promises about protecting […]

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July 8, 2019 by

Trump is Responsible for Largest Reduction in Public Land Protections in U.S. History

Ex-Lobbyists Wheeler and Bernhardt Join President in PR Stunt That Ignores True Record After stacking his cabinet with special interest operatives, Trump will be flanked by two former industry lobbyists […]

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July 3, 2019 by

Politicizing our public lands

Tomorrow, President Trump plans to deliver a Fourth of July speech from the Lincoln Memorial, a stunning national monument to our country’s history and legacy, with Interior Secretary David Bernhardt […]

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Blog

July 3, 2019 by

Bernhardt’s Backpack is Probably Full of Special Interest Necessities and Oil Lobbyist Lifehacks

Curious what David Bernhardt Might Bring on his Fourth of July Vacation? We were too. We presume that with long summer days just around the corner, Interior Secretary Bernhardt might […]

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July 2, 2019 by

What to Expect From This Year’s Taxpayer-Funded Trump Rally

Bernhardt and Trump Buck America’s Birthday Tradition, Igniting and Ignoring Backlash  Donald Trump announced months ago that the Fourth of July celebration in Washington D.C. – normally a convergence of […]

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July 1, 2019 by

New FOIA Documents Reveal More Industry Influence at Interior

Bernhardt’s Former Client, Independent Petroleum Association of America, Appears to Have Influenced Decisions by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services A new analysis of public documents exclusively obtained by Western Values […]

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June 27, 2019 by

Tell Trump: NO Mining near the Grand Canyon

New recommendations from the Trump administration on mineral mining could set the stage for industrial-scale uranium mining in the Grand Canyon withdrawal area. We simply cannot let mining companies contaminate […]

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News Releases

June 26, 2019 by

Who Else is Under Interior’s Political Awareness Review Process?

A new analysis by Western Values Project discovered that major media outlets including The Washington Post, The Associated Press, Politico, The Hill and others, as well as watchdog organizations, were subject to the political awareness review, causing delays and, in some cases, limiting responsive public documents being released.

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