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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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May 1, 2020 by

Trump Grants Big Oil Lobby Association’s Bailout Wish

Federal Reserve Decision Mirrors Independent Petroleum Association of America’s Request Trump’s Federal Reserve opened the floodgates to big oil in a decision that will allow financially unsustainable oil and gas […]

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April 28, 2020 by

Over One-Third Of All Oil, Gas, and Mining Corporations Already Awarded Bailout Funds

New analysis by Western Values Project found that over one-third of big oil, mining, and related industries have already been awarded bailouts totaling nearly $3.9 billion through President Trump’s Small Business Administration.

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April 23, 2020 by

Grand Canyon National Park

Trump Administration To Green-Light Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon For Foreign-Owned Corporations

The Trump administration released the long-delayed Nuclear Fuel Working Group report today. Buried in the report is a small provision that green lights uranium mining in the Grand Canyon area and on other public lands without environmental review.

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