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William Perry Pendley

William Perry Pendley
William Perry Pendley

Environmental attorney from Denver to lead Bureau of Land Management

Nada Culver will effectively run the agency for the short term, replacing former BLM director William Perry Pendley

Environment

Colorado sues Bureau of Land Management over Western Slope management plan from William Perry Pendley

The state’s argument that Pendley, the BLM’s “acting director,” did not have the authority to approve anything mirrors a federal case in Montana that overturned three resource-management plans.

Outdoors
The BLM's new resource management plan for the Uncompahgre Plateau expands energy production opportunities in places like the North Fork Valley. (Provided by Mason Cummings, The Wilderness Society)

Opinion: A little-known ideology fuels historic wildfires and climate change

Opinion Columns

William Perry Pendley says he’s still on the job as acting director of Bureau of Land Management

Pendley said he firmly disagreed with a court’s decision that he should be removed from BLM and has continued to fulfill his duties as assigned

Politics and Government

Seven big takeaways from Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper’s third — and most fiery — debate

The two U.S. Senate candidates faced off hours after Colorado elections officials began mailing ballots to voters across the state

Politics and Government

Montana governor asks court to block actions by Trump’s land boss, William Perry Pendley

A federal judge last month ousted Bureau of Land Management Deputy Director William Perry Pendley from his post as acting director

News

Jim Morrissey: Is William Perry Pendley the Tiger King or a paper tiger?

Cartoons

In Colorado, where climate change is front and center, John Hickenlooper is favored to unseat Cory Gardner

The GOP incumbent is linked to Trump, while the moderate, pro-fracking former governor is called “Frackenlooper” by progressives.

Environment

Judge removes Trump’s public lands boss, William Perry Pendley, after governor sued

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris said U.S. Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley served unlawfully for 424 days without being confirmed to the post by the U.S. Senate.

Environment

Opinion: Selling public lands to balance the federal budget is not a choice for Coloradans

Opinion Columns

Opinion: William Pendley has no regard for the people or lands he is illegally serving

Opinion Columns

William Perry Pendley, acting head of Bureau of Land Management, hangs on despite nixed nomination

Colorado's Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner refused to say if he supported Pendley or not

Politics and Government

Trump to withdraw William Perry Pendley’s nomination as Bureau of Land Management chief

The White House did not offer an explanation for the decision, which is not expected to become official until the Senate returns to session

Politics and Government

Opinion: William Perry Pendley is unfit to manage my Indigenous homelands

Opinion Columns

Great American Outdoors Act heads to Trump as Cory Gardner leans on measure in reelection bid

The Republican U.S. senator, who is facing an uphill election battle, has run ads touting his work on the legislation and in recent weeks toured western Colorado to celebrate the bill

Politics and Government

Cory Gardner touts public lands but won’t say if he supports Trump’s pick to oversee them

Gardner’s avoidance of the question signals the political pressure he’s facing

Politics and Government

Opinion: Relocating the BLM headquarters has been an utter barn fire

Opinion Columns

Bureau of Land Management director to continue through April

William Perry Pendley will continue as acting director through May 5

Environment

Top Bureau of Land Management employees face deadline on Grand Junction HQ move

The Bureau of Land Management’s planned headquarters relocation to Grand Junction will net the city 27 jobs

Politics and Government

BLM boss: Solving wild horse problem will take $5 billion, 15 years

William Perry Pendley says the agency adopted out more than 7,000 mustangs and burros captured last year — the most in 15 years

Environment
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