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What Revolving Door? Industry and Government Share an Office in Utah

Thursday, September 1, 2005

Here is a news story you may need to read twice. It's about people on energy company payrolls, consultants whose livelihoods depend on plundering our natural treasures, and who are now charged with screening requests to… plunder our natural treasures. When the Bureau of Land Management gives industry reps a stack of applications and a rubber stamp, it’s not outsourcing – it’s oligarchy.

Mining and drilling companies have been running roughshod over Western nature with increasing zeal in recent years. EWG’s ongoing research on who really owns the West, the pillaging of our public lands, and the folly of U.S. energy policy, is here.


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