Federal lands

It turns out treating the environment and public lands as an afterthought doesn’t sit well with many Americans.
Conservationists and Senate Democrats ardently opposed William Perry Pendley as permanent chief of the Bureau of Land Management.
William Perry Pendley's record makes him "unfit" to permanently head the Bureau of Land Management, the lawmakers informed the White House.
William Perry Pendley says his personal views and past actions are “irrelevant” when it comes to leading an agency that manages more than one-third of all federal land.
The proposal sets a goal of protecting 30% of U.S. lands and waters by 2030 and calls for banning new fossil fuel leases on the federal estate.
For an administration that says it opposes pawning off federal lands, it sure is cozy with pro-land-transfer zealots.
But count on the president to greenwash his rapidly worsening record in tonight's State of the Union address.
William Perry Pendley authored anti-environmental screeds for Lyndon LaRouche. Now he controls 10% of the U.S. landmass.
A Center for American Progress review shows nearly 30 million acres of federal land in the state are at risk of being developed or transferred.