Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Obama should tap reformers to clean up US Interior

Arizonan Martha Hahn 'nominated' as next BLM director.

TUCSON -- The Obama transition should reach out to reformers and whistleblowers to transform the scandal-wracked US Department of Interior, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Under President Bush, corporate penetration into the top echelons at Interior resulted in a prison term for its number-two official, losses of billions in oil royalty dollars and scandals ranging from sex and drug parties to unprecedented political manipulation of science.

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1 comment:

Re-empower the People said...

"......reach out to reformers and whistleblowers to transform the scandal-wracked US Department of Interior......"

Daniel, I hope Obama is listening.

I hope you can do something to stop the Augusta Resources Rosemont Mines, Portland quarries, and other mining and industrial plans targeting our vanishing wildlands and watersheds. Good luck with a Republican controlled State Legislature, and Republican Governor Brewer -- I'm hoping for a miracle, and stewardship will awaken in Arizona Republican majority.