Tag: Department of the Interior

The Ten Big Lies of Traditional Western Politics

by Erik Molvar as published on CounterPunch.org Public lands managed by the federal government loom large in western politics, a defining topic dictating the political debate… Corporate interests – logging, grazing, and mineral extraction most prominently – have often succeeded in dominating that debate through their good-old-boy network […]

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On Earth Day 2019 Protect Our Wild Horses and Burros

Source:Wild Hoofbeats On Earth Day 2019 Protect Our Wild Horses and Burros by Carol Walker, Director of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation On Earth Day 2019 the theme is Protect Our Species, https://www.earthday.org/campaigns/endangered-species/earthday2019/ and I find that is appropriate given the challenges that wild horses and burros in America […]

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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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