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    Interior Dept. Changes Website, Prioritizes Fossil Fuels Over Renewables

    Interior Dept. Changes Website, Prioritizes Fossil Fuels Over Renewables

    The Interior Department’s new “American Energy” webpage reflects the Trump administration’s calls for unfettered fossil fuel development. The webpage has gone through several revamps since Ryan Zinke took over the department in March. As reported by Motherboard, the current page, last updated on May 19, stresses “removing burdensome regulations at the Department” and omits language […]

    Zinke Confirmation Threatens Our Public Lands

    Zinke Confirmation Threatens Our Public Lands

    The Senate voted today to confirm Rep. Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Department of the Interior. His confirmation will be followed by a rally today at noon outside the Department of the Interior in Washington, DC. The rally will demonstrate people’s love of the outdoors and the fierce expectation that Sec. Zinke stand firm […]

    What You Need to Know About Trump’s Choice for Department of Interior

    What You Need to Know About Trump’s Choice for Department of Interior

    By Adam Markham U.S. natural and cultural resources—the parks, landmarks and history of America—are under assault from climate change. So it is troubling that Ryan Zinke, Donald Trump‘s pick to run the Department of the Interior (DOI), seems unsure whether climate change is a real problem or not. Just this week, in an interview with […]

    Fossil Fuel Allies May Run DOE and DOI

    Fossil Fuel Allies May Run DOE and DOI

    Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, will likely be offered the top job at Interior, outlets reported Friday. McMorris Rodgers has opposed action on climate change and has voted in favor of expanded offshore drilling and legislation, making it easier to drill within tribal territories. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Trump's pick to oversee America's lands, is an […]