Secretary of the Interior

Ryan Zinke Is Blaming Eco-Terrorists Who Don’t Exist For Wildfires

In recent days, Ryan Zinke, US Secretary of the Interior, has been making headlines with his remarkably wrong-headed remarks about the US West’s horrific season of wildfires, blaming them on eco-terrorists. As with President Trump’s tweets of two days earlier in which he made the baffling statement that California was pumping fresh water into the Pacific instead of using it to fight fires, Zinke is so wrong that it is literally incredible that he could believe what he is saying.

New DOI Plan For California Desert Renewables

At a wind farm near Palm Springs yesterday, US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell presented the department’s long-awaited plans for both multi-energy renewables development and conservation within 22.5 million acres of the Mojave and other Southern California deserts. More than half the land lies within San Bernardino County. The … [continued]