David Longly Bernhardt is an American attorney, oil industry lobbyist, and government administrator serving as the 53rd United States Secretary of the Interior. A partner and shareholder at the Colorado law firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, he began working for the United States Department of the Interior in 2001, and served as the department's solicitor from 2006 to 2009, among other roles.
The Trump administration will miss its target of holding the first-ever oil drilling lease sale in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this year due to delays in the environmental review.. Reuters - Published
The Trump administration revealed changes that would roll back some of the U.S. Endangered Species Act, the nation's landmark wildlife protection law, even though conservation groups and states argue.. WorldNews - Published