REPORT: Ethical Violations and Retaliation: How to Get Promoted at the Bureau of Indian Affairs

According to a Department of the Interior, Office of the Inspector General (DOI OIG) report  and numerous complaints filed by Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) employees, Jeanette Hanna, the former Regional Director of the Eastern Oklahoma Regional Office of the BIA, mismanaged tribal trust funds, abused her authority, retaliated against […]

Cause of Action Statement on Senate’s confirmation of Sally Jewell for Secretary of the Interior

Cause of Action on the Senate’s Confirmation of Sally Jewell for Secretary of the Interior Yesterday, the Senate voted to confirm the nomination of Sally Jewell for Secretary of the Interior. Executive Director Dan Epstein: “As the new Secretary of the Interior, we expect Sally Jewell to bring the accountability, […]

New York Times: Oyster Farm Caught Up in Pipeline Politics

Oyster Farm Caught Up in Pipeline Politics By NORIMITSU ONISHI POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. — Seen from a nearby hilltop, the Drakes Bay Oyster Company is a cluster of shacks with faded white walls. One patched roof appears at risk of being blown away by the next Pacific squall. A dozen workers […]

Leading the Way in Scientific Misconduct

The Department of the Interior recently proclaimed in a blog that the agency is “Leading the Way in Scientific Integrity.” “The Department of the Interior (DOI) has a unique role as one of the United States Government’s leading creators and consumers of scientific data and research. Ensuring the integrity of […]

Bipartisan Amendment to Save Drakes Bay Oyster Co Filed in Senate Budget Proposal

Bipartisan Amendment to Save Drakes Bay Oyster Co Filed in Senate Budget Proposal   WASHINGTON - Today, Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) co-sponsored an amendment to the Senate Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014, which, if passed, would allow Drakes Bay Oyster Company to remain […]

Cause of Action Statement on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee Nomination of Sally Jewell

  Cause of Action on the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Nomination of Sally Jewell WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources voted to move the nomination of Sally Jewell for Secretary of the Interior forward to a full Senate vote. Dan Epstein, Cause […]

Senator David Vitter questions DOI Nominee on plans for the direction of the department

Senator David Vitter questions DOI Nominee on plans for the direction of the department

Report Reveals Scientific Misconduct at Department of the Interior

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                 CONTACT:       MARCH 4, 2013                                                                                     Mary Beth Hutchins, 202-400-2721 Jamie Morris, 202-499-2425   Cause of Action Report Reveals Scientific Misconduct at Department of the Interior How the Department of the Interior Use Flawed Science to Foreclose the American Dream   WASHINGTON – Cause […]

Keeping Entrepreneurship at Bay

Keeping Entrepreneurship at Bay: How the Department of the Interior Uses Flawed Science to Foreclose the American Dream An investigative report from Cause of Action. Report Exhibits

Drakes Bay Oyster Company Appeals Judge’s Decision to Deny Injunction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                               […]