Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: Ryan Zinke

Zinke and Sen. Alexander’s plan to save national parks includes pillaging...

Many are against the proposal to extract fossil fuel from public lands and further fuel the climate change crisis.

National Parks added $36 billion to US economy last year

The annual report comes not long after Ryan Zinke backed down on his proposal to nearly triple entrance fees for some of the country's most-visited parks to pay for the parks systems'.

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."

Zinke’s official report reveals decimation of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante...

No matter what Zinke says, the report makes it clear that the decimation of these national monuments is just another gift to Oil, Gas, and Coal.

Trump’s ‘hold’ on elephant trophies may not be enough

We should be helping advance the significant global momentum to ban domestic ivory markets, not getting in the way by allowing more trophy imports that feed ivory demand.

Zinke recommends opening up pacific national monuments to commercial fishing

Many scientists see marine reserves as crucial to the health of surrounding waters, giving fishing populations the space they need to grow.

Minority communities suffer from storms as GOP and Trump admin promote...

“People are going to die from cancer and have mold for the chaser.”

Groups slam Zinke’s ‘backroom deals’ to build road through Alaskan wildlife...

“These records expose yet another of Secretary Zinke’s secretive, backroom deals to sell off and sell out our public lands and wildlife.”

Leaked Zinke memo urges Trump to shrink national monuments, allow drilling

Zinke also proposed opening these publicly held national monuments up to drilling, logging, commercial fishing and other activities for private profit.

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Planet’s vital signs are reaching dangerous ‘tipping points’ amid climate crisis, scientists warn

“We need to stop treating the climate emergency as a stand-alone issue—global heating is not the sole symptom of our stressed Earth system.”

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

What the Pegasus Project has revealed about the rise of for profit surveillance

For journalists and activists what we’ve learned about Pegasus has created new doubts about security.

Labor rights advocates’ Fight for $15 has helped millions of workers

“The success of the movement for higher wages... only reaffirms how far out of step lawmakers in Congress are from their constituents, as they continue to refuse to raise the federal minimum wage.”

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.