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David Bernhardt’s Potential Conflict Of Interest

The ECOreport reposts a response to the Congressional Review of a proposed Deputy Interior Secretary, David Bernhardt’s Potential Conflict Of Interest

Press Release from Mojave Desert Land Trust

Joshua Tree, CA – Today, David Bernhardt underwent congressional review for his nomination as Deputy Interior Secretary, the second ranking official in the Department of the Interior. Despite his prior experience at the Department of the Interior during the Bush administration, Bernhardt has a long history of lobbying against the agency as a partner at the firm Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber and Schreck. Bernhardt conducted legal work for Cadiz Inc., a company that aims to drain water from an aquifer in the Mojave Trails National Monument for use in coastal communities.
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Trump Puts 2.7 Million Iconic Acres At Risk

The ECOreport reposts another story of the unfolding National Monuments scandal,  Trump Puts 2.7 Million Iconic Acres At Risk

Originally Posted on Greenpeace Energydesk

By Lawrence Carter & Joe Sandler Clarke

More than 2.7 million acres of iconic US landscape could be at risk from fossil fuel exploration following Donald Trump’s decision to review protections on national monuments, an Energydesk investigation can reveal.

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