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How the Interior Department silenced public advisory committees

Analysis shows that after political meddling most BLM Resource Advisory Councils are rife with vacancies and inactive

Jesse Prentice-Dunn
Oct 8, 2019 · 4 min read
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Hiking the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail in California | Bob Wick, Bureau of Land Management

The Trump administration suspended BLM Resource Advisory Councils

Reinstating RACs, but as a political rubber stamp

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Excerpt from the renewed charter for Colorado’s Rocky Mountain Resource Advisory Council

Most Resource Advisory Committees now sit idle, rife with vacancies

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Source | Analysis of Bureau of Land Management Website

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