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December 14, 2017 by

Group Launches Million-Dollar Ad Buy in Three Western States Telling Reps to Protect Public Lands

New ads, polling make clear: Members of Congress will be judged on their response to Washington, D.C.’s attack on public lands Whitefish, Mont. – In response to the Trump administration’s recent attacks […]

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December 14, 2017 by

Group Launches Major Ad Buy in Washington Telling Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler to Protect Public Lands

Western Values Project is launching a million-dollar ad buy in three Western states telling representatives to listen to constituents, protect public lands following unprecedented attacks  Whitefish, Mont. – In response to the […]

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December 13, 2017 by

ICYMI: Zinke takes another ride on the taxpayer dime

New documents show another outlandish travel expense by the secretary and his wife In what has become an embarrassing reoccurrence for the Trump administration, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke […]

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December 11, 2017 by

Did another mineral resource influence Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument decision?

Coal isn’t the only mineral resource in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument that may have influenced Secretary Zinke’s and President Trump’s efforts to slash its acreage by nearly half. Before the […]

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December 7, 2017 by

Zinke’s latest industry-friendly pick to join DOI

Joseph Balash’s nomination most recent gift to oil & gas industry Following the Senate’s vote to confirm Joseph Balash as the assistant secretary for land and minerals management at the […]

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December 5, 2017 by

Buying influence pays off: petroleum industry trying to propose self-regulation of methane flaring

The American Petroleum Institute announced a “new voluntary program to cut emissions of methane.” The news comes after the Interior Department has made moves to eliminate rules regulating methane flaming. […]

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December 5, 2017 by

Zinke’s unpopular monuments review finally sees the light of day

In response to the late release of Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s national monuments review recommendations, Chris Saeger, executive director of the Western Values Project, released the following statement: […]

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December 5, 2017 by

Water and science nominee adds to growing list of Washington insiders at the Department of the Interior

Today, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources is considering Tim Petty to be the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, Water and Science. If his nomination advances, Petty will […]

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December 4, 2017 by

Trump/ Zinke public lands move “a dangerous turn” away from national stewardship of outdoor legacy

Unprecedented and unlawful plan to gut protections for iconic public lands a disturbing move  In response to President Donald Trump’s announcement of historic reductions of protected public lands in Utah, Chris […]

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December 1, 2017 by

Ahead of Trump’s Utah visit, Interior Secretary’s “monumental embarrassment” in the spotlight

WVP launched a new ad telling Trump to reject Zinke’s monuments reduction, today’s the sage grouse public comment period deadline, and other weekly roundups

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