Natural Resources

Interior Pick Zinke "Was Caught in 'Pattern of Fraud' at SEAL Team 6"

"A Montana lawmaker tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to be secretary of the interior committed travel fraud when he was a member of the elite Navy SEAL Team 6, according to three former unit leaders and a military consultant."

Source: The Intercept, 12/21/2016

"Interior: Potential Trump Pick A 'Roosevelt Guy,' But Enviros Wary"

"Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) sees himself as 'a Teddy Roosevelt guy,' a supporter of public lands who makes his own decisions, whether they follow the party line or not. But environmentalists continue to be wary of President-elect Donald Trump's potential pick for Interior secretary."

Source: Greenwire, 12/15/2016

"Trump Taps Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke As Interior Secretary"

"President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke, who has represented Montana’s at-large congressional seat for one term, to serve as secretary of the Department of the Interior, according to an individual with first-hand knowledge of the decision."

Source: Wash Post, 12/14/2016

Senate Clears Water Bill With Flint Aid, Disputed California Rider

"After a weeklong battle over last-minute policy riders, the Senate passed a major water bill in the early morning hours Saturday that includes emergency aid for Flint, Mich., and drought relief for California."

Source: The Hill, 12/12/2016


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