DOI official focus of investigation over potential ‘ethics’ violations

Protect the Public’s Trust filed complaint, claiming official violated federal ethics laws and the Biden Ethics Pledge

David Hutton, Interior Newswire

A watchdog group recently filed a complaint that sparked an investigation by the Department of the Interior Inspector General of a high ranking official in the DOI, alleging violations of federal ethics laws. 

Protect the Public’s Trust filed the complaint that alleges Nada Culver, deputy director of Policy and Programs at the DOI, took part in issues involving Public Land Orders (PLOs), potentially in violation of federal ethics laws and the Biden Ethics Pledge. In a release, PPT Director Michael Chamberlain lauded the move. 

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