Manchin Statement On Pendley Reports

August 15, 2020

Charleston, WV – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources, released the following statement on reports that the White House will be withdrawing William Perry Pendley’s nomination to be Director of the Bureau of Land Management. 

“William Perry Pendley was the wrong person to lead the Bureau of Land Management, a job that is so important to all of us in America. I hope the Administration will nominate someone with a deep appreciation for our public lands who can earn bipartisan support.”