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Trump Announces His Pick to Head the Interior Department

Trump Announces His Pick to Head the Interior Department

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor President Donald Trump nominated David Bernhardt to head the Interior Department, replacing former Secretary Ryan Zinke who left the administration early this year. “I am pleased to announce that David Bernhardt, Acting Secretary of the Interior, will be nominated as Secretary of the Interior,” Trump tweeted Monday. “David has […]

Enviros Already Start Their Campaign to Derail Zinke’s Likely Replacement

Enviros Already Start Their Campaign to Derail Zinke’s Likely Replacement

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator   In the several hours since President Donald Trump announced Ryan Zinke would be stepping down from his position as secretary of the Interior Department, critics have launched an attack website against his likely replacement. The Western Values Project (WVP), a left-leaning environmental organization, has launched www.davidbernhardt.org, a website that purportedly […]

Interior Department identifies ‘a handful’ of national monuments to shrink

Interior Department identifies ‘a handful’ of national monuments to shrink

WASHINGTON — The White House is getting ready to move on a contentious plan to shrink national monuments in the West, which could involve the redrawing of borders at several that are home to unique geological formations, rare archaeological artifacts and pristine landscapes. The blueprint delivered to President Donald Trump on Thursday by the Department […]

Trump taps Rep. Ryan Zinke to head Interior Department

Trump taps Rep. Ryan Zinke to head Interior Department

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday officially tapped Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana to head the Interior Department, finalizing a team that will be tasked with rolling back much of President Obama’s environmental agenda. The pick – which came as something of a surprise after widespread reports that Mr. Trump would choose Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris […]

Data breach of federal personnel data (4 million): Office of Personnel Management, Interior Department hacked

Data breach of federal personnel data (4 million): Office of Personnel Management, Interior Department hacked