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Alaska’s most recent sneak attack on the Roadless Rule

Anastasia Greene

The state of Alaska is attempting to repeal long-standing protections for old-growth forests by requesting an exemption to the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Rule.

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Interior eviscerates a fragile wildlife refuge in Alaska behind closed doors during shutdown

Tim Woody

Out of public view during the government shutdown today, officials of the U.S.

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Don’t be fooled by Trump admin’s national park shutdown ploy

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has instituted a vague plan to keep national parks open if there is a government shutdown, but without park rangers to supervise them. It doesn’t change the way he and the Trump administration have neglected our public lands.

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The real meaning of “energy dominance”: Shifting burdens from special interests to the American people

The directive ostensibly required federal agencies to identify regulations that place “burdens” on the American people.

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A prebuttal of President Trump’s “State of Delusion” address and his war on America’s public lands

Michael Reinemer

Actions to roll back protections for public lands and reverse progress on pollution control and climate change all point to the Trump administration’s goal:  Selling out public lands owned by all Americans in the pursuit of dirty energy so a handful of private interests can profit.&nb

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