Thompson, Jonathan
December 2008
High Country News;12/22/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 23, p8
The article presents some of the celebrities and known personalities in the U.S. Department of the Interior. Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton was appointed by U.S. President George W. Bush and favored to drill the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Jack Abramoff was a former lobbyist and was imprisoned after found guilty of three felony accounts and convicted with fraud, conspiracy and tax evasion. Matthew McKeown served in the department as private-property-rights ideologue and played an important role in getting the Bush agenda implemented and agreed between Interior and the state of Utah.


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