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May 27, 2020 by

Big Oil CEO’s Ties To Trump Paying Off

Energy Transfer Partners Awarded Second-Largest Strategic Petroleum Reserve Contract, CEO Warren Also Poised To Score Major Public Lands Swap From Administration HELENA, MT – After news broke that big oil […]

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May 21, 2020 by

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Trump’s Sage Grouse Rollback Redo Comment Period To Close

Interior Department Closes Comment Period Despite Calls For Pause Helena, MT – Today, during the ongoing national crisis, President Trump’s Bureau of Land Management will close the comment period on […]

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May 21, 2020 by

Western Values Project To Sec. Bernhardt: “Cancel All Drilling Near Chaco Culture National Historical Park”

Just Extending Public Comment Period During COVID-19 Pandemic Is Not Enough, Watchdog Group Says Helena, MT – In response to news that Interior Secretary David Bernhardt will extend the public […]

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May 19, 2020 by

Trump Admin. Punishes Renewables While Bailing Out Oil and Gas

Interior Department Hits Solar And Wind Projects With Hefty Retroactive Bills Amidst After Giving Excessive Gifts To Oil And Gas Industry Helena, MT – Trump’s Interior Department is demanding payment […]

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May 11, 2020 by

Tara Sweeney Ties

Under Investigation: Conflicted Trump Interior Official That May Have Leaked Sensitive Tribal Data

An investigation into President Trump’s Indian Affairs Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney for potentially violating federal ethics laws and leaking sensitive tribal government information was launched.

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May 5, 2020 by

Accountable.US Remarks from House Natural Resources Forum on Trump Policy in Coronavirus Era

President of non-partisan watchdog exposes the administration’s giveaways to industry and attacks on the environment under the guise of COVID-19 response.

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May 5, 2020 by

Acting BLM Director William Perry Pendley

Trump And Bernhardt Re-Up Extremist Pendley Once Again

Interior Secretary Bernhardt illegally extends public land and national park agencies’ acting authority for 32nd time.

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May 5, 2020 by

Tara Sweeney Ties

Interior Official Responsible For Delaying Tribal Relief Funds Married To Lobbyist Applying for COVID Funds

Assistant Sec. for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney failed to disclose her husband’s lobbying registration for a company she made eligible for CARES Act funding.

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May 5, 2020 by

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TODAY: Accountable.US to Join House Natural Resources Forum on Trump Policy in Coronavirus Era

As the global pandemic rages, the Trump administration has quietly pushed forward hundreds of sweeping regulatory changes that benefit industry, hurt consumers, and have virtually nothing to do with the fight against Coronavirus.

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May 4, 2020 by

Mega-Lobbying Firm Gets Rich From Trump’s COVID-19 Bailout Plan

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s former lobbying firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck (BHFS) is cashing in on the coronavirus pandemic. BHFS has reported a huge uptick in business from clients seeking COVID-19 bailouts from the Trump administration, gaining 17 new clients in recent weeks, including a Trump-connected mortgage company.

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