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VACANCIES IN FEDERAL ADMINISTRATION LEAD TO COMPLAINT WITH INTERIOR DEPARTMENT

From: KJZZ

“In response, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, has filed a complaint with the Interior Department's inspector general (IG) that the interim…

FEDERAL EMPLOYEES PROTECTING PUBLIC LANDS NOW WEAR OIL RIGS ON THEIR LAPELS

From: Vice

“The Bureau of Land Management gave out new identification cards for all its employees to wear out in the field — complete with illustrations of oil rigs and cowboys.">

ARE THE LEADERS OF THE NPS, FWS, AND BLM ILLEGITIMATE?

From: Outside

“Per the complaint, the three acting directors were appointed in violation of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act, meaning every action taken by these men, PEER executive…

SOCIAL SECURITY IS NOW HEADLESS BECAUSE OF TRUMP’S INACTION. WILL OTHER AGENCIES BE DECAPITATED?

From: The Washington Post

“Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which filed a complaint about three of the Interior positions with the…

ZINKE SIGNED ORDER IN JANUARY MAKING 'ACTING' DIRECTORS OFFICIAL

From: The Hill

“Signed under the radar, Zinke’s Jan. 12 order gave the acting directors for such bureaus as the Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service “temporary re-delegation…


News Releases

SUIT TO PENETRATE POLITICAL SCREENING OF INTERIOR GRANTS

Inspector General Decries “Weak or Non-Existent Controls” on Grants and Aid

VACUUM IN VACANCIES ACT POLICING

GAO Is Lackadaisical in Detecting and Reporting Illegal Acting Appointments

ZINKE ORDERS BROAD ROLLBACK OF WILDLIFE PROTECTIONS

Agencies Ordered to Defer to State Hunting and Fishing Practices Whenever Possible

LAWSUIT TO PENETRATE ALASKA PETROLEUM CONTROVERSY

Premature Disclosure of New NPRA Estimates Led to Resignation in Ethics Protest

ZINKE SHOWS NO SIGN OF EMPOWERING THE FIELD

Interior Secretary Routinely Preempts Local Decision-Making