Web page for US public lands agency showcases coal mine
April 7, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — In what is being seen as a clear message about its policy priorities, the Trump administration has updated the home page for the federal agency that oversees public lands to showcase a large photo of an open-pit coal mine in Wyoming.
The photo was stripped across the Bureau of Land Management site within the last week. On Wednesday, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced approval of a $22 million lease of more than 6,000 acres in Utah to a coal-mining company. In an accompanying statement, Zinke described the bureau as being "in the energy business."
In the past, the we...