Public Lands

Scott Streater



Scott writes about the Interior Department and related agencies. He has reported on a wide range of topics during a 25-year reporting career, including EPA regulation of oil refineries, the potential health risks posed by toxic chemicals in household items and the role of federal lands in renewable energy development. Before joining E&E News in 2009, he was an environmental reporter with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and before that with the Pensacola News Journal. He has won numerous journalism awards, including the Scripps Howard Foundation's Edward J. Meeman Award for environmental reporting and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers winner for special projects.

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Confirmation would add little to Pendley's job description

Senate confirmation would give President Trump's nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management an active role in policy decisions. But technically, there's little William Perry Pendley could do as the permanent BLM director that he's not already doing in his current roles, legal experts say.