Interior Secretary Nominee Says He Will Balance Energy, Environment

From: Wall Street Journal

“The former oil industry lobbyist now in charge of the Interior Department says he’s prepared to balance the interests of environmentalists against an administration that has put a priority on opening public lands to energy development. David Bernhardt has represented oil producers and pipeline companies and, as the No. 2 at Interior, helped lead an effort to reopen millions of acres of public lands to drillers and miners.”

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