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Then-Interior Department assistant secretary Joe Balash signs directives June 26 in Anchorage revoking decades-old federal public land orders, in the process making more than 1.3 million acres overseen by the Bureau of Land Management eligible for conveyance to the state, Alaska Native corporations, and other uses. News
'Just Another Day in the Kleptocracy': Trump Interior Dept. Official Heads to Fossil Fuel Extraction Company in Apparent Sequel to Alaska Plunder Push
"The revolving door of the Trump Administration continues to spin—and it's wider than ever before."
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'Disgusting and Disturbing': Trump Guts Endangered Species Act in Gift to Big Business
"This administration seems set on damaging fragile ecosystems by prioritizing industry interests over science."
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New BLM Appointee Brings Conflicts of Interest and Plans to Sell Off Public Lands to Agency Charged With Protecting Them
"It's hard to imagine anyone in this position more dangerous than William Perry Pendley."
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Critics Charge New Trump Plan 'Recklessly Weakens Protections' for What Remains of 'Illegally Reduced' Bears Ears Monument
"The Trump administration continues to prove its utter disregard of our public lands and outdoor heritage."
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Emulating the CIA, New Rule Would Let Trump's EPA Disregard FOIA Requests With Near Impunity
"They want to box everyone out of the process who might call their policies into question."
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Endangered Species Act Saves Vast Majority of Species Under Its Protection
Species are being saved from extinction, but the landmark protections are under attack by the Trump administration
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New Interior Chief Bernhardt Reportedly Held Secret Meeting Linked to One of His Predecessor's Many Scandals
Newly revealed meeting "absolutely epitomizes the 'swamp' that Donald Trump promised to drain but is in fact flooding," one critic said
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'A Win for Big Oil and a Gut Punch to Public Lands': Conflict-Ridden Former Lobbyist Bernhardt Confirmed as Interior Secretary
"David Bernhardt's ties to Big Oil—the very industry he is tasked with regulating—are as deep as an oil well."
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Leaked Audio Exposes Oil & Gas Execs Laughing With Joy Over Cozy Access to Trump Officials
"It's really a new world for us and very, very helpful," said powerful fossil fuel lobby group's CEO during closed-door meeting
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