Nine members of the citizen board are reportedly leaving because the Interior secretary has refused meetings.
Nine out of 12 members of the National Park System Advisory Board on Tuesday quit out of “frustration” after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke refused to meet with them, the Washington Post reports. In a letter to Zinke, former Alaska governor Tony Knowles said the board members “have stood by waiting...
Those leaving say Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke refused to meet with them or convene a board meeting since taking office.
WASHINGTON — Late last month, the Interior Department published a “comprehensive list of accomplishments” in its first year under Secretary Ryan Zinke’s leadership, including several actions it felt demonstrated “a conservation stewardship legacy, second only to Teddy Roosevelt.”
To the editor: The primary motive for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s summary granting of Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s offshore drilling exemption request for Florida likely went beyond the president’s desire to flip a U.S. Senate seat or to benefit his opulent Mar-a-Lago property. (“Democrats...
Under Ryan Zinke, the Secretary of the Interior, it’s a sell-off from sea to shining sea.
A spokesman for Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says Interior Secretary Zinke has agreed to consider exempting Oregon from the Trump administration's offshore drilling plan Spokesman Bryan Hockaday says this happened … Click to Continue »
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has made a pitch to a Trump administration official about why Atlantic waters off the state's coast should be removed from the federal government's list … Click to Continue »
Delaware's Democratic governor says he is encouraged after speaking with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke about the Trump administration's plan to expand offshore drilling. Carney spoke with Zinke by phone … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twenty-two Democratic U.S. senators from 12 states on Thursday joined the chorus of local representatives seeking exemptions from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's newly proposed offshore drilling plan, after his surprise move on Tuesday to shield Florida.
By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke just handed offshore drilling foes ammunition for lawsuits by declaring the Florida coast off limits. Zinke declared he would dial back a proposal to auction drilling rights in as much as 90 percent of U.S. Show More Summary
Coastal communities that oppose President Trump’s expansion of offshore oil and gas drilling are questioning why Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke made an exception for Florida’s waters but not their own.
Delaware's Democratic governor is asking to meet with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke as opposition to the Trump administration's plan to expand offshore drilling mounts. In a letter Thursday to … Click to Continue »
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s surprise trip to Tallahassee Tuesday night to announce Florida would no longer be considered for future offshore oil and gas drilling leases has left governors and lawmakers from other coastal states wondering when their voices will be heard as well. Last week, after the Trump administration released an unprecedented […]
Now the Interior secretary is being bombarded by no-so-polite requests from state lawmakers of both parties.
Ryan Zinke, Trump's interior secretary, announced Tuesday that Florida would be exempt from a new plan to expand offshore drilling in US waters after he spoke to Republican Gov. Rick Scott. The new plan, and Florida's exemption, wasShow More Summary
Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott went to battle for his state when the White House announced that it was opening up offshore drilling to anyone and anywhere. The result was a swampy deal between Scott and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that exempted Florida from being required to sully their...
"It is unequivocally intolerable that the Interior Department could be wasting scarce taxpayer resources that are meant to save lives.”
Coastal states opposed to drilling off their shorelines want the Trump administration to provide the same exclusion Interior Secretary Zinke gave Florida.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced that Florida will no longer be included in the offshore drilling plan.