FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2017 DENVER—Interior Secretary Zinke has recommended President Trump eliminate portions of Bears Ears National Monument. The Center for Western Priorities released the following statement from Executive Director Jennifer Rokala: “This is an undeniable attack on our national monuments and America’s public lands. The decision should be an easy one—more than 1 […]
Yesterday Interior Secretary Zinke launched another so-called “review” designed to undermine conservation in the West. This time his staff will determine how to erode landmark plans to protect the sage grouse, an iconic bird once common across the region, in order to allow more energy development.
As Interior Secretary Zinke prepares to issue recommendations on Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument, noted monument opponents were summoned to Washington, DC to have the last word.
Western governors are pushing back against Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is considering scrapping or changing those hard-fought management plans.
As President Trump announced his intention to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke experienced climate change first hand on his visit to the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho.
A Center for Western Priorities review of Colorado campaign finance records shows that since 2012, Anadarko Petroleum and Noble Energy have collectively spent more than $21.6 million on state political races and ballot initiatives.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2017 DENVER—As President Trump unveils his proposed 2018 budget, the Center for Western Priorities released the following statement from Executive Director Jennifer Rokala: “This budget is a shameless attack on America’s parks and public lands. From gutting one of America’s most important parks programs to increasing spending on drilling and […]
At Tuesday’s budget hearing, Secretary Zinke had few answers for senators who asked about his proposed $400 million in cuts to national parks and $370 million in cuts at the Bureau of Indian Affairs…
With Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommending President Trump take the unprecedented and likely illegal step of drastically shrinking the monument’s boundary, attorneys with the Native American Rights Fund are preparing to take legal action…