The Interior Department Is Running Mainly Without Senate-Confirmed Leaders. It Just Opted to Keep It that Way.

Source: Inside Climate News

Washington Post

More than a half dozen major divisions at the Interior Department lack Senate-confirmed leaders, and the agency’s acting secretary has now taken a step to keep it that way. This means that some of the most influential officials there will have never faced scrutiny from the Senate. The new order is an extension of one signed by now-departed Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. 

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