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New BLM headquarters share a building with a Chevron corporate office

“Since you can’t physically get in bed with industry, it seems like Bernhardt did the next best thing by moving in next door,” said Jayson O’Neill, deputy director of the Western Values Project. “Now the agency tasked with protecting and standing up for our public lands will be rubbing elbows with oil executives and sharing […]

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New Lawsuit Challenges Energy-Intensive ‘Disaster for Climate, Wildlife, and Colorado River Basin’

“Enefit’s South Project would dig up more than 28 million tons of oil shale per year, generating hundreds of millions of tons of waste rock and “overburden”—the industry term for the soils, plants, and layers of rock that lie in the way. It would also drain more than 3 billion gallons of water per year

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He’s just not that in to you: How the Trump Administration Is Putting Our National Parks at Risk

He’s just not that into you….he caters to corporate raiders and polluters…. SWAMP WATCH How the Trump Administration Is Putting Our National Parks at Risk By Daria Bachmann, The Revelator 09 November 18 illions of acres of ecologically and culturally important public lands could face permanent damage or destruction under President Trump’s energy-dominance agenda, experts

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Trump admin. wants to make it easier to frack and mine in national forests

Trump admin. wants to make it easier to frack and mine in national forests “Instead of weakening protections, Trump should clean up the mess the mining industry has already left behind in our forests.” Ashley Curtin / NationofChange / News Report – October 16, 2018 The Trump administration announced a move to make it easier

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Trump Administration Rushes To Lease Federal Lands

SWAMP WATCH: Anything for their corporate donors short term profit at the cost of our children’s future…. Trump Administration Rushes To Lease Federal Lands The Department of Interior is quietly preparing to offer hundreds of thousands of acres of public land for leasing to energy companies. Alexander Nazaryan WASHINGTON — The Department of Interior is

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Confirming True Intentions Behind Attack on National Monuments, Trump Plan Kicks Open the Gate for ‘Mining, Logging, and Drilling’

“Center for Western Priorities advocacy director Jesse Prentice-Dunn declared, “This request for public input is a sham,” noting that “when the administration asked Americans whether they should alter national monuments during a comment period last year, more than 2.8 million—more than 99 percent of comments submitted —asked them to leave our national monuments alone.” SWAMP WATCH:

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