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October 30, 2017 by

50 trillion reasons Kathleen Hartnett White is disastrous for public lands

The extreme views of Trump’s nominee to head Council on Environmental Quality  The head of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is a position unknown to many Americans that has […]

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October 6, 2017 by

Transparency fail! Interior has only fulfilled 8% of FOIA requests

Department fails to handover basic documents, wasting taxpayer time and dollars   When it comes to transparency and government openness, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s department is failing miserably. […]

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September 29, 2017 by

On National Public Lands Day Zinke needs to remember that he works for all public land users

It hasn’t been more than nine months since then Congressman Ryan Zinke stood in front of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and proclaimed that he was the […]

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September 26, 2017 by

Rain isn’t enough to wash away Secretary Zinke’s abysmal record on wildfires

Trump/Zinke budget would cut nearly $140 million from wildfire management programs As fire season winds down across the West, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s record of underfunding the solutions […]

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September 22, 2017 by

Two-years in Zinke scrapping sage-grouse plans for special interests

Two years ago today, history was made when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that the greater sage-grouse did not warrant a listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) […]

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September 21, 2017 by

Ryan Zinke: An investment that’s paying off for oil and gas interests

Why is Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke working to lease every last bit of public land – including lands that directly border our most treasured parks and monuments – to oil and gas corporations? Zinke is ignoring the outdoor industry, hunters, anglers, ranchers and recreationists as well as the multiple use management directive that’s supposed to guide public lands decision-making. He is the Secretary of the largest land-managing department but is acting like an oil and gas land man paid by industry.

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September 12, 2017 by

Zinke’s glass house

Ryan Zinke collects on rundown rentals in Montana while refusing to pay the bill for his multi-million dollar DC home In case you missed it, Secretary of the Interior Ryan […]

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September 11, 2017 by

ICYMI: Interior caught handing over millions to Bernhardt clients

Inspector general’s report shows Bureau of Reclamation improperly gave millions in funds It didn’t take long for David Bernhardt’s record as a lobbyist to catch up with him. Now the Deputy Secretary […]

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September 6, 2017 by

New ad: Secretary Zinke’s sham review puts public lands at risk

Comes after poll shows Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s popularity falling in home state of Montana The Western Values Project (WVP) released a new ad calling Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s review […]

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August 31, 2017 by

NEW POLL: Zinke’s popularity tanks as Montanans learn about monuments review

Zinke sees 7 point drop in job approval after announcing plans to alter national monuments The Western Values Project released the results of a new poll showing Interior Secretary Ryan […]

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