Jon Jarvis: “They’re calling it the sh*tdown”
Jan 8, 2019
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s tenure has been devastating for America’s public lands and wildlife. The former oil and gas lobbyist has delivered for his old clients, stripping protections for wildlife and throwing the doors open for drilling and mining on our public lands.
New documents raise more questions about former oil lobbyist David Bernhardt President Trump’s pick for Interior Secretary, former oil and gas lobbyist David Bernhardt, has repeatedly claimed that he would manage our parks and public lands on behalf of all Americans, not the scores of industry clients that paid him handsomely in recent years. But […]
DENVER—The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee this morning advanced the nomination of Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt by a 14 to 6 vote. The Center for Western Priorities released the following statement from Executive Director Jennifer Rokala: “It’s disappointing that the committee rushed to vote on Bernhardt’s nomination despite new revelations of a possible […]
With oil and gas lobbyist David Bernhardt as second-in-command, the Interior Department has advanced policies supported by his former clients Note: This analysis was updated on March 25, 2019. Under the Trump administration, the Interior Department has moved quickly to dramatically expand oil and gas drilling throughout public lands and waters, shrink national monuments, and reduce […]
To: Reporters and Interested Parties From: Jesse Prentice-Dunn, Policy Director, Center for Western Priorities Re: Ahead of confirmation hearing, background on Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s oil and gas conflicts of interest Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is scheduled to appear before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on March 28, at 10:00 […]