Union of Concerned Scientists

Trump Administration Considers Hunting in Wildlife Refuges a Celebration of COVID-19 “Success”

by Union of Concerned Scientists | April 13, 2020
“News broke last week that the Department of Interior (DOI) is planning to open an unprecedented number of wildlife refuges to hunting and fishing. The proposed changes, if finalized, would open over 2.3 million acres of federal land across 97 national wildlife refuges and 9 fish ...

William Pendley Should Not Be Acting Administrator of the Bureau of Land Management

by Union of Concerned Scientists | January 14, 2020
“Earlier this month, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt extended William Pendley’s appointment as the Acting Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for another three months. The BLM has not had a Senate-confirmed permanent director at any point during the Trump ...