Natural Resources

All 47 Senate Democrats Ask Trump To Withdraw Controversial BLM Nominee

"All 47 members of the Senate's Democratic caucus signed a letter opposing President Trump’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), citing William Perry Pendley’s history of controversial comments and opposition to federal ownership of public lands."

Source: The Hill, 08/12/2020

IG May Probe Trump Administration Promotion Of Pebble Mine

"A Defense Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) watchdog will consider probing the Trump administration’s moves to advance the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska following congressional requests on Monday."

Source: The Hill, 08/11/2020

"Groups File Lawsuit To Stop Ambler Road Through Gates Of The Arctic"

"A lawsuit was filed Tuesday to stop the Trump administration from building a 211-mile-long industrial road that would cross Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve and the Kobuk Wild and Scenic River in Alaska."

Source: National Parks Traveler, 08/05/2020


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