Can Ryan Zinke Balance Conservation and Development as Interior Secretary?
President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana to head the Department of the Interior follows a tradition of offering this position to westerners. The agency has jurisdiction over a significant portion of federal public lands in western states, including national parks, national wildlife refuges, some forests administered by the Bureau of Land Management and others.
Freemuth, John and Case, Mackenzie. (2017). "Can Ryan Zinke Balance Conservation and Development as Interior Secretary?". The Conversation, .