Interior Department website swaps out pretty park photo for a pile of coal

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the recent image change over at the Bureau of Land Management site speaks volumes about the Trump administration’s priorities for public lands: exploitation over enjoyment. The BLM manages nearly 250 million acres of federal lands with 5,761 miles of national scenic trails, 2,400 miles of wild and scenic rivers, and hundreds of national monuments and wilderness areas. In a move that many mistakenly thought was satire, the BLM replaced its header photo of a family gazing out over a national park to a massive black coal seam. The new photograph came courtesy of Peabody Energy. Of course, it did. 

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