Tag: Department of the Interior

Inspector General to Investigate Secretary Bernhardt’s Role in Suppressing Pesticide Dangers

Source: The Center for Biological Diversity Reports Showed Pesticide Harmed Nearly 1,400 Protected Species WASHINGTON— The inspector general for the Department of the Interior yesterday announced it will open an investigation of Secretary David Bernhardt’s role in blocking the release of a scientific assessment showing the pesticide chlorpyrifos […]

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David Bernhardt’s War on Wildlife

By Hannah Rider as published on Westwise Acting Interior Secretary has stripped protections to speed drilling and mining Thursday, Acting Secretary David Bernhardt underwent his confirmation hearing to officially become Interior Secretary. He will likely face a final vote in the Senate next month. As a lobbyist and lawyer […]

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The fox and the hen house: Bernhardt at Interior

by GEORGE OCHENSKI as published on The Missoulian Bernhardt has already upended the sage grouse conservation plan that was intended to keep the birds from being listed for Endangered Species Act protections. Everyone has heard the old saying about “the fox guarding the hen house” — which generally means […]

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