Acting Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) William Perry Pendley took to the opinion page of The Denver Post to highlight his strong record of defending Western interests. He also reaffirmed the Trump Administration's opposition to selling or transferring federal land.
Perry talked about moving more BLM jobs back West- including Montana. He also addressed critics on the Left who claimed that he would seek to transfer federal land back to the states. And- we got his take on the American Prairie Reserve.
Mussard says he is very confident with the Trump Administration on trade. He described the improved working relationship with the Trump Administration, compared to the Obama Administrationn as a night and day difference. "We went from sludge to oil," added Mussard.
On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed an order to streamline permitting backlogs and delays, and to identify ways to improve access to parcels of federal land that qualify for mineral development.