“Pendley never should have been nominated, and the fact that he was shows you what you need to know about this administration’s conservation priorities.”
Environmental campaigners on Saturday welcomed news that President Donald Trump withdrew his nomination of “pro-polluter” and “unapologetic racist” William Perry Pendley for director of the Bureau of Land Management, with groups saying he should no longer be allowed to continue in his role as unofficial head of the agency.
We are hearing the Trump administration is pulling down their nomination of William Perry Pendley for BLM director. It’s about damn time.
— Martin Heinrich (@MartinHeinrich) August 15, 2020