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BLM Leadership Expanded Oil Drilling in Colorado Over Local Staff Objections

by The Hill | February 6, 2020
“The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Washington office ignored the advice of its Colorado staff, deciding to expand oil and gas drilling in the southwest corner of the state because earlier plans were ‘not in line with the administration’s direction to decrease regulatory ...

Interior removes controversial proposed change from final FOIA rule

by The Hill | October 25, 2019
“The concern is that they haven’t even been following their own rules previously. Even if this rule got rid of the really bad stuff, Jorjani has not been afraid to ignore the rules when it’s politically expedient or would be embarrassing for [Interior Secretary] David Bernhardt ...

Sierra Club sues EPA over claim that climate change ‘is 50 to 75 years out’

by The Hill | October 10, 2019
The Sierra Club sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday after the agency refused to turn over any documents to back up Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s claim that climate change “is 50 to 75 years out.” The Sierra Club had filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) ...
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