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He opposed public lands and wildlife protections. Trump gave him a top environment job

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William Perry Pendley,  delivered a speech to a group of rightwing activists in No Carolina, accusing “the media” of selling “their soul to the greens” and  he made light of killing endangered species.“This is why out west we say ‘shoot, shovel and shut up’ when it comes to the discovery of endangered species on your property, “And I have to say, as a lawyer, that’s not legal advice.”It has been almost 3 years since he gave those remarks, and Pendley is now the acting director of the Bureau of Land Management, a powerful agency that oversees more than 240m acres of federal land  manages mineral resources and is required to comply with environmental laws like the Endangered Species Act.

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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