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The Debate: Reorganizing the Administration of Public Lands: Zinke’s Proposal to Revamp Interior Department

The Debate: Reorganizing the Administration of Public Lands: Zinke’s Proposal to

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David J. Hayes - NYU Law School State Energy & Environmental Impact Center, Patty Limerick - University of Colorado Center of the American West, Peter Schaumberg - Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., Amanda Leiter - American University, Lynn Scarlett - The Nature Conservancy, Doug Wheeler - Hogan Lovells US LLP

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35

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3

THE DEBATE ❧ Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has announced an ambitious plan to reorganize his huge department and the administration of public lands. In particular, he envisions a regional structure that follows watersheds rather than geographic boundaries and moving some bureaus to western cities.