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New Bureau of Land Management Head Wants to Sell Public Lands

The Trump administration's attack on the protection and conservation of public lands has a new champion.
August 3, 2019, 1pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Ellen Knickmeyer and Brady McCombs report on the Trump administration's recent appointment of William Perry Pendley as acting head of the Bureau of Land Management.

Pendley has written extensive critiques of federal ownership of land, the government, and environmentalists. Most recently, Pendley has tweeted in support of opening federal lands to mining and oil and gas extraction.

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Published on Friday, August 2, 2019 in Associated press via The Salt Lake Tribune
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