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May 1, 2019 by

MEMO: Interior Solicitor Nominee Daniel Jorjani

The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on the nomination of Acting Interior Solicitor Daniel Jorjani, President Trump’s nominee to become the department’s Solicitor. Senators […]

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April 24, 2019 by

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt Hides From the Public and Press During Swearing-In

Admission that Interior Secretary is for the corporate lobbyists and special interests, not for the American people and the country’s public lands Ex-oil lobbyist and “ultimate D.C. swamp creature” David […]

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April 17, 2019 by

Records Show Bernhardt Selectively Recused From Sage Grouse Meeting with Former Client

New Revelation Comes as Inspector General Launches Investigation into Bernhardt It was reported in the Casper Star-Tribune that Interior Secretary David Bernhardt had recused himself from a ‘high level Wyoming […]

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April 11, 2019 by

Senate Confirms Trump’s Most Conflict-Ridden Cabinet Nominee to Manage America’s Public Lands

Statement on Former Mega-Lobbyist David Bernhardt Becoming Interior Secretary After the U.S. Senate voted 56-41 to confirm Trump’s most conflict-ridden cabinet nominee, former mega-lobbyist David Bernhardt, to be the Secretary […]

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April 9, 2019 by

Six-Figure Ad Campaign Launched Telling Senator Heinrich to Reject Trump’s Conflict-Ridden Interior Secretary Nominee

Ex-Lobbyist David Bernhardt Has Handed Over Millions of Acres of Public Lands to Extractive Industries; Heinrich Voted For Conflict Nominee in Committee Conservation group Western Values Project Action announced today […]

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April 5, 2019 by

Heinrich Sides With Trump in Voting to Confirm Swamp-Creature Nominee to Oversee Public Lands

Bernhardt is Trump’s Most Conflicted Cabinet Nominee Senator Martin Heinrich sided with President Trump in voting for conflict-ridden Interior Secretary nominee and ex-lobbyist David Bernhardt. Bernhardt’s nomination will now move […]

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April 4, 2019 by

Interior Secretary Nominee David Bernhardt One Step Closer to Joining Trump’s Swamp-Filled Cabinet With Help of Key Western Senators McSally, Gardner, Daines and Heinrich

Western Values Project Statement on Committee Vote to Confirm Conflicted Ex-Lobbyist Today the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted 14-6 to move controversial Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s nomination […]

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April 3, 2019 by

BREAKING: Sen. Wyden Calls for Delay of David Bernhardt Committee Vote Following New Ethics Violations Investigation

Washington Post: “Interior watchdog reviewing allegations that acting secretary violated Trump ethics pledge” Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) today called on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to delay its […]

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March 28, 2019 by

Key Questions Remain After Interior Nominee David Bernhardt’s Confirmation Hearing

After the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a confirmation hearing on Interior Secretary nominee and former mega-lobbyist David Bernhardt, Western Values Project issued the following statement and list […]

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March 26, 2019 by

Group Launches Six-Figure Ad Buys Calling on Gardner & McSally to Oppose Bernhardt Nomination

Montana-based conservation watchdog group Western Values Project (WVP) Action announced a multi-platform ad campaign in Arizona and Colorado targeting Senators Cory Gardner and Martha McSally, calling on them to oppose […]

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