Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke lands job at gold mining firm

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Ryan Zinke now working in gold industry

Date: 04/17/2019 | Source: http://www.cbsnews.com

The former Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, is now working in the gold industry.

CBS News reported, "Zinke told The Associated Press on Tuesday that his work for Nevada-based U.S. Gold Corp., which focuses on mining exploration and development, would not constitute lobbying. But that company's CEO cited Zinke's 'excellent relationship' with the Bureau of Land Management and the Interior Department in explaining his hiring."

Zinke holds a degree in geology. 

Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke lands job at gold mining firm

Washington — Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has a new job: a more than $100,000-a-year post with a gold mining firm that's pursuing project approvals involving the federal agency that Zinke left fewer than four months ago."We're excited to have Secretary Zinke help move us forward" on two pending mining projects, in Nevada and Wyoming, Edward Karr, head of U.S. Gold Corp., said by phone.

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