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Interior Chief On Soaring Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: 'I Haven’t Lost Any Sleep’
David Bernhardt oversees some 500 million acres of federal land -- one-fifth of the United States.
Elizabeth Warren Lays Out 'Climate Solution' Vision For Public Lands
The proposal includes a moratorium on new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters.
Oil Execs Chortle Over 'Unprecedented' Access To Trump Officials In Secret Recording
One speaker in the 2017 tape boasts of a petroleum group's links to David Bernhardt, who is now the acting Interior chief.
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Acting Interior Chief To Sign Orders On Public Access, Big Game Habitat
Critics saw the announcement as an attempt to greenwash his anti-conservation record.
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Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Make Extreme Animal Cruelty A Federal Felony
The PACT Act would close legal loopholes in animal cruelty laws that involve the most extreme abuses on federal land and in interstate commerce.
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Plan To Sell Public Land To Mining Company Is Seen As Reward For Bad Behavior
The Bureau of Land Management is looking to sell 70 acres of conservation land to a limestone mining company that unlawfully discarded waste materials on it.
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Ryan Zinke Taps Cousin Of Anti-Federal-Land Zealot For National Park Advisory Board
Ellis Ivory, a retired Utah homebuilder, once donated $6,000 to Utah state Rep. Ken Ivory's pro-land-transfer nonprofit.
Ryan Zinke, Lover Of Public Lands, Can't Keep His Staff From Proposing Sell-Offs
As his agency looks to unload 200 acres in Utah, the interior secretary played host to land-transfer advocates.
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Trump Administration Rushes To Lease Federal Lands
By Alexander Nazaryan, Yahoo News
The Department of Interior is quietly preparing to offer hundreds of thousands of acres of public land for leasing to energy companies.
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Trump Administration Scraps Plan To Sell Land Cut From Utah Monument
An Interior Department official claims Secretary Ryan Zinke "did not see the proposal before it went out and was not happy about it."
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The Trump Administration Is Suing California Again
This time the fight's over a new state law that limits the sale of federal lands.
In the Eye of the Beholder
Environmental newspaper columnist
Bullying between public servants and private citizens on federal lands is not a one-way street. But you would never know that listening to House Republicans' congressional hearings.
Developer Thomas Chapman Profits By Threatening Prime Park Land, Now Challenges Obama
On behalf of his clients or his business partners, [Thomas Chapman] talks up plans to develop the parcels: a subdivision
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