Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tag: interior department

Top Interior officials ordered parks to end science policy, emails show

Under President Donald Trump, the Park Service has rescinded a policy aimed at preventing activities that threaten park resources and human health.

Zinke’s real estate deal with Halliburton Chair to be investigated

The investigation will asses whether the deal, uncovered last month, violated conflict of interest law.

Documents reveal drilling and mining interests were behind shrinking of Utah...

Yes Secretary Zinke claimed that the shrinking of the national monuments "isn’t really about oil and gas.”

Interior Department charges Zinke’s Nevada helicopter ride to fire account in...

“Ryan Zinke’s caused a lot of controversy with his private flights, but none have been as egregious as using wildfire preparedness funding to pay for a trip that had nothing to do with wildfires."

Former head of energy, environment at ALEC, Todd Wynn, hired by...

Wynn's new job at Interior will parallel his past role at ALEC.

Trump’s interior dept. nominee, Rep. Ryan Zinke to face questioning on...

The National Parks Action Fund gave Rep. Zinke an “F” for his voting record on bills that would impact national parks.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Veteran journalist Bill Moyers says he fears for the nation’s survival

“All th’s needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.”

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

Jane Fonda leads climate protests at US Capitol for fifth week in a row

“We cannot leave it to young people to fight this fight for their future by themselves.”