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HISTORIC ELEPHANT PROTECTION INITIATIVE LAUNCHED IN MYANMAR

HISTORIC ELEPHANT PROTECTION INITIATIVE LAUNCHED IN MYANMAR

The Elephant Project, a leader in innovative wildlife protection strategies, announced today that it has entered into a formal agreement with the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to relocate elephants from high human-elephant conflict areas to safe zones around the country. Human-elephant conflict is one of the biggest contributors to elephant deaths around the world.

THE ELEPHANT PROJECT SOUNDS ALARM OVER INTERIOR DEPARTMENT’S FOIA REORGANIZATION “JUST ANOTHER EXCUSE TO DRAG THEIR FEET TO PROTECT ZINKE AND PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SONS” SAYS PROJECT'S FOUNDER

THE ELEPHANT PROJECT SOUNDS ALARM OVER INTERIOR DEPARTMENT’S FOIA REORGANIZATION “JUST ANOTHER EXCUSE TO DRAG THEIR FEET TO PROTECT ZINKE AND PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SONS” SAYS PROJECT'S FOUNDER

FERNANDINA BEACH, FL (December 12, 2018) – The Elephant Project founder, Dane Waters, today accused the Department of Interior of installing a new roadblock in its effort to undermine transparency and the timely release of public documents when Secretary Ryan Zinke installed Daniel Jorjani as the head of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) program. The reorganization of Interior's FOIA program is just the latest attempt to halt the release of documents like those requested by The Elephant Project in March – nine months ago.

THE ELEPHANT PROJECT CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF DOCUMENTS AS ETHICAL QUESTIONS MOUNT AGAINST INTERIOR SECRETARY RYAN ZINKE

THE ELEPHANT PROJECT CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF DOCUMENTS AS ETHICAL QUESTIONS MOUNT AGAINST INTERIOR SECRETARY RYAN ZINKE

In the wake of an ethics charge against US Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke now referred to the Justice Department for possible criminal charges, The Elephant Project is calling for the immediate release of critical documents it requested 6 months ago but the Interior Department has yet to produce.