Here are six ways that Ryan Zinke rejected or impeded science during his nearly two years as the interior secretary.
The agency based its decision on “shockingly insufficient” company studies. Now millions of dollars in soybeans and other crops have been destroyed.
The chairman of the EPA’s smog and soot panel has made his living challenging health findings on behalf of industry.
As the public fixates on the EPA chief’s travel habits, he’s making it easier for industry to pollute.
The administration is expediting leases of public land without analyzing all available data on Native American ruins.
The proposed new rules could insulate the state from President Donald Trump’s executive order to roll back the reach of the Clean Water Act.
Most new members of the Science Advisory Board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution and other hazards.
Dangerous remnants of the region’s Cold War boom, more than 500 uranium mines were abandoned on and near the Navajo reservation.
President Donald Trump derides the Environmental Protection Agency for saving “nearly every puddle or every ditch on a farmer’s land.” But scientists say these small waterways are fundamental to the nation’s drinking water supplies and wildlife.