I realize this administration has its share of controversial cabinet secretaries, but it'd be tough to top the sheer volume of questions surrounding Ryan Zinke.
The Interior secretary slashed protections for migratory birds less than three months ago.
Wind turbines kill up to 750,000 birds every year, according to Donald Trump's Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke. There's one problem with that figure: it's grossly overstated. Zinke also condemned wind power for its carbon footprint — which he said is significant.[...]
Wind Energy’s Carbon Footprint Vanessa Schipani, March 14, 2018 (FactCheck.org) “…Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke claimed the ‘carbon footprint on wind [energy] is significant.’ In fact, wind power’s carbon footprint is among...Show More Summary
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke defended his "konnichiwa" response to a House
Critics accused the Interior secretary of perpetuating racial stereotypes.
Despite lip-service to the contrary, new evidence reveals that oil and mining played a central role in the decision to reduce Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has repeatedly...Show More Summary
Facing mounting pressure from fellow Republicans who see little consistuent support for drilling off the Atlantic coast, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke could be backpedaling on the Trump administration’s initial plans … Click to Continue »
Public officials throughout the state of California have made headlines for loudly opposing Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke's decision to approve offshore drilling in California and throughout the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf region. This...Show More Summary
US Senator Lamar Alexander: "The significance of the proposal we are introducing today is that, to my knowledge, it has never happened before – the president, his Office of Management and Budget and his Interior Secretary Ryan ZinkeShow More Summary
The interior secretary's critics say he's no Teddy Roosevelt — not by a long shot.
By Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch. Reposted with permission from EcoWatch. Even though Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke insisted “this is not about energy,” environmentalists and public lands advocates have long suspected the Trump administration's...Show More Summary
Obtaining congressional approval is "time consuming," the administration's infrastructure plan states. So the president wants to defer to his Interior Secretary.
Zinke Order will Enhance Big Game Migration Corridors Fairfax, Va.— The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today applauded Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s Order to enhance big game migration corridors. Show More Summary
The Trump administration’s efforts to craft a five-year offshore oil and gas leasing plan got off to a head-scratching start when less than a week into the process, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke removed the state of Florida from consideration after meeting with its governor. The process has not gone any smoother over the past month, […]
Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times via AP Florida Governor Rick Scott and U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announce there will be no new offshore drilling in the State of Florida T he Trump administration’s draft five-year...Show More Summary
Florida is still under consideration for offshore oil drilling, a top Interior Department official said Friday, contradicting an announcement last week from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that energy exploration off the coast of Florida was "off the table."
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Alaska Governor Bill Walker said on Tuesday he has asked U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to pare back a Trump administration plan for oil and gas leasing off the state's coast.
We know that Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has little regard for government rules — the Navy SEAL career he is so fond of touting was derailed because he misused government funds for personal travel; he has continued to flout travel regulations and restrictions on political activity by government employees in his present job; […]
Zinke faces anger from governors, including many Republicans, over proposals to allow more drilling on land and at sea.