BLM – The Death Knell for Environment and Endangered Wildlife

In July 2017, William Perry Pendley, a crusading conservative attorney, delivered a speech to a group of rightwing activists in North Carolina in which he was completely candid about his ideological commitments.
He accused “the media” of selling “their soul to the greens”. And after criticizing the Endangered Species Act, he made light of killing endangered species.
“This is why out west we say ‘shoot, shovel and shut up’ when it comes to the discovery of endangered species on your property,” he said, according to an audio recording of the event obtained by the Guardian. “And I have to say, as a lawyer, that’s not legal advice,” he added, as some in his audience quietly snickered at the reference to the illegal extermination, and the burial, of endangered animals.
Read full article by Jimmy Tobias on the Guardian online: He opposed public lands and wildlife protections. Trump gave him a top environment job

 William Perry Pendley is Trump’s pick to lead the US Bureau of Land Management Photograph: Matthew Brown/AP