should learn to speak more respectfully about veterans before he uses us as a tool for his political agenda to shut working families out of our national parks.
During a hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill, Zinke
defended his use of charter planes for various trips, including to Montana, Alaska and the US Virgin Islands.
HOUSTON -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke
says his agency should be a partner with oil and gas companies that seek to drill on public land and that long regulatory reviews with an uncertain outcome are "un-American.
Then, for good measure, Zinke
accused board members of lying about how they've been treated and of ignoring sexual harassment cases by NPS employees.
Scott immediately asked to meet with Zinke
to discuss his concerns about the plan and the following conversation, according Zinke
, led to Tuesday's decision to remove "Florida from consideration for any new oil and gas platforms.
Between hunting, fishing, motorized recreation, camping and more, the industry generates thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic activity," Zinke
said upon signing his first orders.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said during a daily briefing that Trump met Zinke
on Friday to talk about the status of his monuments review.
With these words, delivered before an appreciative audience of oil producers in Anchorage in May, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke
reaffirmed the Trump administration's determination to open Alaska's fragile environment to commercial exploitation.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke
will recommend on August 24 whether to eliminate or shrink nearly two dozen national monuments, creating the first major test for a 111-year-old law that gives presidents the power to protect swaths of public land.
Political gamesmanship is the only reason for the decade-long delay, and the game continues, as some congressmen and women who dearly don't have the facts recently senta letter to Interior Secretary Zinke
asking him to overturn the ruling
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke
signed a secretarial order to jumpstart Alaskan energy production in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) and update resource assessments for areas of the North Slope, including the "1002 area" of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).
In late March, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke
issued Secretarial Order 3348 revoking the January 16, 2016, order 3338 issued by Secretary Sally Jewell that placed a moratorium on federal coal leases.