Tag: zinke

Biting Back on Illegal Coal Sales

Back in February, WildEarth Guardians quietly scored a major ruling that Trump’s U.S. Bureau of Land Management illegally allowed employees without authority to approve sales of publicly owned coal.  Now that ruling is under assault and Guardians is pushing back to defend it. The ruling, which was issued […]

Transparency Squad Update

It’s no secret that WildEarth Guardians’ Climate and Energy Program is stepping up to enforce transparency under the Trump Administration. Using the Freedom of Information Act we’ve been exercising our right to know what our government is doing and why, and to share that information with the public. […]

Zinke: American Voices Don’t Count

In the wake of the announcement from President Trump’s Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, that he intends to “review” more than two dozen American National Monuments protected since 1996, people are understandably upset. After all, President Trump described the designation of these National Monuments as “abuses,” signaling […]

Zinke Releases National Monument Hit List

President Trump’s Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, today released his list of National Monuments he intends to dismantle. On the chopping block, more than 11 million acres of public lands in the American West.  These lands include the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, Canyons of the […]

Our Public Lands, Our Right to Know

As part of our ongoing effort to ensure transparency, defend democracy, and protect the climate from President Trump, we’re persistently exercising our rights under the Freedom of Information Act. Lately, we’ve been focusing on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s efforts to completely rollback any and all climate protection within […]

Trump’s BLM Web Disaster

For those who don’t know, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has been moving to a new website over the last several months. Far from a seamless transition, however, the move has been a complete disaster. In the last several weeks, the agency seems to have completely disconnected […]