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House Dems Push Trump to Fill High-Level Interior Vacancies

From: The Hill

"Fifty-nine percent of key [Interior] positions have yet to be filled; fewer than half of those vacant even have a nominee awaiting Senate approval,” Rep. Raúl Grijalva…

Federal Managers who Try to Protect Public Lands Face Threats and Violence. Here’s What Makes That Much Worse.

From: The Washington Post

"Recently, the federal Bureau of Land Management fired a longtime employee, allegedly for blowing the whistle on the Trump administration’s refusal to enforce…

Number of Criminal Environmental Cases Referred to DOJ by Interior at Nearly 25-Year Low

From: The Hill

"The number of criminal environmental enforcement cases brought by the Interior Department has decreased by nearly 40 percent since 2016, according to internal data shared…

Ethics Group Goes After Interior for Sidestepping Senate When Filling Posts

From: The Hill

"An environmental group filed a complaint against the Department of the Interior on Tuesday, saying the agency shuffled controversial employees into roles without Senate…

Trump’s EPA Is Letting “Forever Chemicals” Into Our Food, Experts Say

From: Truth Out

"A growing chorus of environmental groups and public health experts are slamming the Trump administration for its milquetoast response to the widespread problem of per-…


News Releases

EPA’S HYPOCRITICAL DRINKING WATER PROPOSAL

Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Nation’s Drinking Water Quality

ALASKA GOVERNOR MAKES BASELESS ALLEGATIONS

False Accusations Imperil Work of FWS Employees

NOAA NOMINEE MYERS MISLEADS CONGRESS ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT INVESTIGATION

Employee Group asks Congress to Hold Nomination

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ACCUSED OF ILLEGAL APPOINTMENT

PEER Asks Inspector General to Reject David Vela as Deputy Director of Operations

TRUMP’S CLEAN WATER DEBACLE

Proposed Rewrite of WOTUS Threatens U.S. Water Security