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DOJ asks court to dismiss lawsuit challenging Pendley appointment

by E&E News | September 15, 2020
“The Trump administration is asking a federal court to throw out a lawsuit challenging the authority of William Perry Pendley and Margaret Everson to lead the Bureau of Land Management and National Park Service, respectively. In essence, DOJ argues, each of the two plaintiffs — ...

House roundtable rips Pendley, looks to ‘BLM 2.0’

by E&E News | September 10, 2020
“House Democrats torched William Perry Pendley and his ongoing stint at the Bureau of Land Management helm yesterday, calling him a “bigot” and an “anti-Teddy Roosevelt” bent on marginalizing conservation of federal and tribal lands. Some of the sharpest ...

Dems, activists talk Pendley’s ‘unfitness’ to lead BLM

by E&E News | September 8, 2020
“House Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) is following through on his pledge to have his committee ramp up pressure on the Trump administration to remove William Perry Pendley from atop the Bureau of Land Management. Grijalva, along with Reps. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) ...

New mining office sparks concern over authority, loopholes

by E&E News | September 3, 2020
“Critics fear EPA’s creation of a “new office to clean up old mines” in the West will let at least some mining companies off the hook. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Executive Director Tim Whitehouse also said the announcement “has come as a ...

The medical waste crisis that didn’t happen — yet

by E&E News | August 19, 2020
“As COVID-19 cases surge in some regions of the U.S., experts say the anticipated crush of medical waste has not occurred. These days, most medical waste is shipped from hospitals to autoclaves, where “hot steam kills all of the germs. It looks sort of like a soggy melty stuff ...
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