Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: Department of Interior

Secretary of the Interior first: Deb Haaland, member of the Pueblo...

“I’ll be fierce for all of us, our planet, and all of our protected land.”

Inside the Trump administration’s chaotic dismantling of the federal land agency

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.

Trump administration to remove gray wolves from the Endangered Species Act

"This attempt to eliminate crucial protections for gray wolves demonstrates an anti-predator bias that continues to influence wolf management decisions."

Internal watchdog refers Ryan Zinke’s behavior while in office to Justice...

There are currently three open ethics investigations surrounding Zinke's behavior while in office.

Interior Sec. Zinke blames ‘radical environmentalists,’ not climate change, as 100+...

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.

Trump administration wants to charge $70 entrance fee for national parks

The Trump administration's new proposed budget plan increases funding for dirty energy development on public lands, while cutting everything else.

Interior Department whistleblower resigns in disgust

“You are unwilling to lead on climate change, and cannot be trusted with our nation’s natural resources.”

Public lands and waters ‘for sale’ at US Dept. of Interior

"Secretary Zinke is meeting almost exclusively with fossil fuel lobbyists, ignoring the voices of people in this country."

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Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.