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Good News for public lands

“Pendley, who’s called fracking an “environmental miracle,” was panned by civil rights, environmental, tribal, and immigrant advocacy groups as “the worst possible person you could conjure to be a leading steward of our shared public lands”… Following Outrage, Trump Pulls Nomination of “Unapologetic Racist’ William Perry Pendley to Oversee Nation’s Public Lands | Common Dreams News “Pendley […]

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Interior Department (Again) Hosts People Who Want To Sell Off Public Land

Our lands not for corporate profit…..for the next generation . “That hasn’t stopped Trump and his team from proposing public land sell-offs, hosting anti-federal-land advocates or even tapping fierce critics of federal land management for powerful department posts, including Wyoming attorney Karen Budd-Falen and Ryan Nichols, formerly of the conservative Heritage Foundation. William Perry Pendley,

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‘This Is the Wild West Out Here’

“In this administration, we have seen the doors to our public lands be thrown wide open to industry by the BLM avoiding and subverting any environmental protections we have on the books,” Donnelly said. “Sometimes that is through sweeping secretarial orders upending management of public lands but sometimes it’s just guys at their job trying

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America’s National Parks could be one week away from handing campgrounds over to private companies

America for sale “Officially the people inside the Interior Department are saying that the ARC (The American Recreation Coalition, think snowmobiles), / SORE plan for selling off campgrounds and expanding “recreational activities” is still in its early stages and that there will be time for public comments ahead. But that’s not what the author of the

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Trump administration pushes for Arctic drilling by arguing ‘there is not a climate crisis’

Climate deniers and anti-science administration are the last folks on the planet to acknowledge manmade climate change…… “The Bureau of Land Management’s statement is simply false and shockingly out-of-step with what mainstream science tells us,” said Brenda Ekwurzel, director of climate science for the Union of Concerned Scientists. “This is nothing more than a coordinated

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Inside the Trump administration’s chaotic dismantling of the Bureau of Land Management – Alternet.org

Destroying all oversight agencies for the corporate polluters…..“The few details being shared with staff or congressional committees are often contradictory, incomplete or unsupported, fueling skepticism from career staff and members of Congress. “We’re going to be fragmented in different states,” said Michael Byrd, a middle-level contract manager who’s worked at the BLM for nine years.

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