On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss the future of our public lands. Over the past few years, millions of acres have been auctioned off for oil and gas exploration.
The US Department of the Interior, which oversees all public lands, could potentially be led by David Bernhardt, a former lobbyist and spokesperson for the oil and gas industry. Last week, Democrats grilled him during confirmation hearings. What would his confirmation mean for public lands?
Elizabeth Shogren, science reporter for Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting
Sharon Buccino, director of the Land & Wildlife Program at The Natural Resources Defense Council
Reveal: Elizabeth Shrogen
The Washington Post: Bernhardt’s past lobbying casts shadow at interior secretary confirmation hearing