Watchdog Group Sounds Alarm as Biden Official Enacts Policy Pushed by Former Employer
- June 26, 2021
Cameron Arcand, The Western Journal
Nada Culver, deputy director of policy and programs at the Bureau of Land Management, is under scrutiny for allegedly using her position in the Biden administration to further her former employer’s goals.
Culver and her department are trying to ban drilling in Alaska, one of the key objectives of the National Audubon Society. Culver had a leading role in the environmental organization prior to joining the Biden administration.
Watchdog group Protect the Public’s Trust released a statement on Monday calling for the Department of the Interior to investigate the possible ethics violation.
“Prior to joining Interior, Culver was Vice President of Public Lands and Senior Policy Counsel at the National Audubon Society, a $500 million national special interest organization,” the statement said.
“During her tenure, the National Audubon Society petitioned [the Bureau of Land Management] to halt progress on [public land orders] signed by then-Secretary David Bernhardt.”
“Upon arriving at BLM, Culver quickly advanced the very actions sought by her former employer.