Zinke affirms support for unconstitutional federal control of America’s lands

Excessive federal ownership is not only illegal; it is also bad policy. Federal land management is subject to the constant buffeting of special-interest politics, and the effects on management can be dreadful. As Zinke conceded in his congressional testimony, the national parks are suffering from years of neglect. Throughout the West — including Zinke’s own state of Montana — you […]

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Interior nominee promises to revisit Obama monuments takeovers

“I’m absolutely committed to restoring trust. If confirmed, I’ve committed to go out to Utah first, and talk to the governor and talk to the people on the ground, and come back and make a recommendation to the President.” Ryan Zinke In this CSPAN video, Utah Senator Mike Lee questions President-elect Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Interior, Montana Congressman […]

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