Zinke has made reorganizing the Interior — which manages 780,000 square miles of public lands, mostly in the West — a signature mission since taking over the agency.
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The changes follow complaints from a bipartisan group of Western state governors that the secretary did not consult them.
A year into his tenure, Secretary Ryan Zinke has emerged as the point person for the administration's goal of American "energy dominance."
At the massive show, industry insiders are discussing how to push forward the activism borne out of the Bears Ears fight.
The National Park Service cannot keep noise out, but it can measure it.
The proposal comes not long after many of the parks that charge entrance fees raised them. The rationale is the same — to address a backlog of maintenance and infrastructure.
Secretary Zinke has mentioned public-private partnerships for campgrounds multiple times, including with reporters and at a Recreational Vehicle Industry Association meeting.
Spending was up by about 8 percent and visits rose by 5.5 percent over 2015, a new report says.