Western Democrats Take Aim At Acting BLM Chief Pendley

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“On Monday, Montana’s Democratic governor Steve Bullock filed a lawsuit to block William Perry Pendley from using the powers of a BLM director. Bullock, who is also running for a Senate seat, argues that it’s illegal for Pendley to use that authority without Senate confirmation, citing the Federal Vacancies Reform Act and the U.S. Constitution.

The suit echoes a legal challenge filed in May by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, and the Western Watersheds Project seeking to oust both Pendley and David Vela, the acting director of the National Park Service.”

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