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Acting BLM Director William Perry Pendley stands in the mostly empty suite of offices at the agency's new planned headquarters in Grand Junction, Colo. Kirk Siegler/NPR

President Trump To Withdraw Polarizing Nominee To Lead Bureau Of Land Management

The nominee, William Perry Pendley, has been leading the agency since last August through a series of controversial continued appointment extensions. Prior to coming to Washington D.C., the Wyoming native had spent much of his career at the conservative Mountain States Legal Foundation challenging the very agency he now leads. Continue Reading President Trump To Withdraw Polarizing Nominee To Lead Bureau Of Land Management

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Beyond the borders of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness are as much as 200,000 acres of undeveloped forest.

Rule Protecting The Northwest’s Old-Growth Trees Is Under The Federal Government’s Ax

This latest rollback proposal, issued Tuesday, comes from the Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region. It would end a 25-year-old provision that prevents logging of trees that exceed 21 inches in diameter in six national forests across Eastern Oregon and Washington. Continue Reading Rule Protecting The Northwest’s Old-Growth Trees Is Under The Federal Government’s Ax

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