Tag: Department of Interior
Internal records from the Bureau of Land Management contradict what its chief told Congress about a plan to ship 200 D.C.-based career staff out West. The plan would weaken the agency, which stands between federal lands and oil, gas and mineral companies.
"This attempt to eliminate crucial protections for gray wolves demonstrates an anti-predator bias that continues to influence wolf management decisions."
There are currently three open ethics investigations surrounding Zinke's behavior while in office.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wrote an op-ed last week in USA Today about forest management on public lands that blamed “radical environmentalists” for the fires.
The Trump administration's new proposed budget plan increases funding for dirty energy development on public lands, while cutting everything else.
“You are unwilling to lead on climate change, and cannot be trusted with our nation’s natural resources.”