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August 20, 2019 by

Yes, Trump Really is Coming to Take Your Public Lands

The Trump administration’s bold attempt to steal your public lands continues Blog – Last year, Western Values Project detailed a worrying trend of anti-public lands zealots being appointed to key […]

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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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May 3, 2019 by

Bernhardt’s Rhetoric Versus Reality on Funding for The Land And Water Conservation Fund

The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is the single most important and largest public access and parks program in America. Over the past five decades, it has been crafted […]

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April 26, 2019 by

McSally Didn’t Stand Up for Arizona When Mega-Lobbyist Confirmed as Interior Secretary

Arizona Senator Martha McSally went missing when Arizonans needed her the most. McSally voted to confirm the conflicted-ridden Secretary David Bernhardt, who became the subject of a multi-faceted investigation just […]

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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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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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January 3, 2019 by

Interior Department Proposes Rule to Limit Access to Public Records

In An Effort to Thwart Transparency, Proposal Would Restrict Public’s and Media’s Ability to Obtain Agency Records Over the holiday and during the federal government shutdown, the Interior Department quietly […]

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December 18, 2018 by

Five Questions Trump’s Interior Secretary Nominee Needs to Answer

The American Public Deserves to Know How Their Public Lands, National Parks and Wildlife Will be Managed As former scandal-plagued Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke resigns, due to pressure from the […]

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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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July 20, 2018 by

Scandal-Plagued: Secretary Zinke’s First Sixteen Months

New Public Records Analysis and Original Research Available at the Department of Influence With EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt out and with recent breaking news of an investigation into his real […]

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