The Bureau of Land Management oversees millions of acres and billions in energy revenues, but the Trump Administration has never nominated a director for it.
Dozens of conservation groups called for William Perry Pendley to resign or be removed as temporary head of the Bureau of Land Management this week, but an order signed Thursday by the U.S Interior Secretary means that the self-described Sagebrush Rebel will remain at the helm for another three months.
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Original Title: Controversial BLM Chief Pendley’s Tenure Extended Again Without Nomination, Despite Protests
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