Controversial BLM Head Addresses Environmental Journalists

By Bret Jaspers
Published: Monday, October 14, 2019 - 2:45pm

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William Perry Pendley
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The acting head of the Bureau of Land Management William Perry Pendley spoke at a conference for environmental journalists in Colorado.

The acting head of the Bureau of Land Management, recently reappointed, has been a controversial choice to lead the agency.

In the past, William Perry Pendley has argued against federal ownership of public lands and has questioned the established science on climate change. As an attorney, he repeatedly sued the federal government.

Pendley spoke at a conference for environmental journalists in Colorado on Friday and KJZZ’s Bret Jaspers was there. Jaspers joined The Show to talk about that he heard.

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