by Greg Zimmerman as published on Westwise The secretary proposes draconian cuts to the Land & Water Conservation Fund Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has turned his back on Montana, a state he represented in Congress until last year. The latest example is his proposed 2019 Interior Department budget, […]
Sec. of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, withholds info from lawmakers while launching massive overhaul of the Department of the Interior
Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz and Rep. Donald McEachin, D-Va., “sent Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke a letter on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, accusing Zinke of withholding key information from lawmakers while launching a massive overhaul of his department. The letter demanded that Zinke freeze the reorganization until he provides […]
(BLM photo by John Ciccarelli) Source: hcn.org “The Interior secretary is running a de facto privatization scheme.” The big public land sell-out Even without wholesale land transfers, public lands are already being conveyed to industry. by Jonathan Thompson Next month, hundreds of corporate representatives will sit down at […]
The Forest Service is proposing NEPA procedural changes which are supposedly to “increase efficiency,” but may in fact be a way for them to skirt public involvement processes. The public comment period closes on 02/02. You need to comment if you want your voice to be heard in […]
Move over Wild Horses, Burros and other native critters as private “welfare” cattle, sheep and goats are coming to destroy the forage on public lands near YOU!!! News Release WASHINGTON, DC Contact: BLM: firstname.lastname@example.org Forest Service: email@example.com For immediate release Date: January 30, 2018 BLM and Forest Service […]
SOURCE: desmogblog By Simon Davis-Cohen On November 17, 2016, a Colorado environmental activist named Pete Kolbenschlag used Facebook to leave a comment on a local newspaper article, the kind of thing more than a billion people do every day. However, most people don’t get sued for libel over their Facebook […]
How Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke prompted a mass resignation from his National Park Service Advisory Board
Few groups have been closer and more involved in Interior Department policy and management than the National Park System Advisory Board, an appointed and nonpartisan group established 83 years ago to consult on department operations and practices.
So it came as a shock this week when nine of the board’s 12 members abruptly resigned in protest, complaining that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke had disregarded their requests to meet at least once, a circumstance no other Park System Advisory Board had encountered.
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by Elizabeth Kolbert as published in The New Yorker Under Ryan Zinke, the Secretary of the Interior, it’s a sell-off from sea to shining sea. On his first day as Secretary of the Interior, last March, Ryan Zinke rode through downtown Washington, D.C., on a roan named Tonto. […]
story by Mya Frazier as published on OutsideOnline.com EnergyNet, an online auction company from Amarillo, Texas, is set to make a fortune from oil and gas leases. And good luck finding a way to protest. When Texas oilman Bill Britain started the auction site EnergyNet in October 1999, […]