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Jenny Rowland-Shea is the deputy director for Public Lands at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, she worked at the National Wildlife Federation, focusing on climate change and energy policy issues. Rowland-Shea holds a master’s degree in geography from The George Washington University where she focused on urban sustainability and green space issues and served as the teaching assistant for the university’s Introduction to Sustainability course. Previously, she worked in the transportation planning sector and has interned with Alliance for Community Trees and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Rowland-Shea also holds a bachelor’s degree in geography from the University of Delaware and is originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico.

By Jenny Rowland-Shea
How Oil Lobbyists Use a Rigged System to Hamstring Biden’s Climate AgendaCenter for American ProgressSeptember 30, 2021
The Revenue-Raising Opportunity To Fund Climate and ConservationCenter for American ProgressAugust 31, 2021
Permanent Protections for Bristol Bay Would Be a Win for Tribes, Climate Action, and the Alaska EconomyCenter for American ProgressJune 3, 2021
6 Ways To Create Jobs and Solve Climate Change Through Nature-Based InfrastructureCenter for American ProgressMay 19, 2021
The Biden Administration Is Fulfilling Its Conservation Promises in the First 100 DaysCenter for American ProgressApril 30, 2021
Oil and Gas Companies Are Lying About How Much Oil They Control on U.S. Public LandsCenter for American ProgressMarch 23, 2021
The Extremist Campaign to Blame Immigrants for U.S. Environmental ProblemsCenter for American ProgressFebruary 1, 2021
Blocking Access to Scarce Water Supply Can Stop Oil Companies From Drilling the Arctic RefugeCenter for American ProgressSeptember 15, 2020
The Nature GapCenter for American ProgressJuly 21, 2020
The Most Anti-Nature President in U.S. HistoryCenter for American ProgressMay 21, 2020
How Congress Can Help Energy States Weather the Oil Bust During the Coronavirus PandemicCenter for American ProgressApril 29, 2020
The House of Representatives Is Working To Restore America’s Conservation VisionCenter for American ProgressMarch 2, 2020
Oil and Gas Development Is Creating a Problem for the Arid WestCenter for American ProgressNovember 12, 2019
The Green SqueezeCenter for American ProgressOctober 22, 2019
A Vast Liquidation of Public Lands Is Underway in AlaskaCenter for American ProgressSeptember 10, 2019
Trump Administration Is Suppressing Science and Public Opinion to Drill the Arctic RefugeCenter for American ProgressJune 26, 2019
Policies to Boost State Outdoor Recreation EconomiesCenter for American ProgressJune 13, 2019
Backroom DealsCenter for American ProgressMay 23, 2019
Boundary Waters at RiskCenter for American ProgressMay 8, 2019
Exposing Secretary Bernhardt’s Sabotage of Big Game Wildlife CorridorsCenter for American ProgressApril 18, 2019
A 13.5 Million-Acre LieCenter for American ProgressMarch 20, 2019
Trump Administration Is Selling Western Wildlife Corridors to Oil and Gas IndustryCenter for American ProgressFebruary 14, 2019
Interior Department Is Cutting Corners and Ignoring Science in the Arctic National Wildlife RefugeCenter for American ProgressJanuary 10, 2019
With Conservation on the Ballot, Public Lands and Waters WonCenter for American ProgressNovember 13, 2018
The Favor FactoryCenter for American ProgressAugust 27, 2018
The Most Powerful Arctic Oil Lobby Group You’ve Never Heard OfCenter for American ProgressAugust 9, 2018
Rural PragmatismCenter for American ProgressApril 11, 2018
Zinke’s Cynical Plan to Make America’s National Parks Dependent on Mining and DrillingCenter for American ProgressMarch 16, 2018
Interior Department for SaleCenter for American ProgressMarch 1, 2018
6 Ways Interior Secretary Zinke Failed American Public Lands and Taxpayers in 2017Center for American ProgressDecember 26, 2017
Measuring the Loss of American Wildlife if the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Is DrilledCenter for American ProgressDecember 11, 2017
6 Things President Trump Got Wrong When Decimating America’s National MonumentsCenter for American ProgressDecember 5, 2017
Tax Bills Would Eliminate All Oil, Gas, and Coal Payments to Western StatesCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2017
The Congressional Anti-Parks Caucus in PowerCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2017
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 101Center for American ProgressOctober 10, 2017
Outdoor Recreation Is Big BusinessCenter for American ProgressSeptember 27, 2017
Interior Secretary Zinke’s Contradictory Pardon ProcessCenter for American ProgressAugust 21, 2017
Interior Secretary Zinke’s Guide to Running a Sham ReviewCenter for American ProgressAugust 8, 2017
The Best of the BestCenter for American ProgressJune 27, 2017
Zinke’s monuments ‘review’ is land seizure in disguiseThe HillJune 8, 2017
Act Now: America’s National Parks and Monuments Are at RiskCenter for American ProgressJune 5, 2017
The Case for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National MonumentCenter for American ProgressMay 9, 2017
Secretary Zinke’s Dog and Pony ShowMediumMay 5, 2017
5 Questions the Trump Administration Needs to Answer About the Border WallCenter for American ProgressApril 18, 2017
American Treasure at Risk: How Bears Ears National Monument Stacks up to U.S. National ParksCenter for American ProgressApril 5, 2017
What the Oroville Dam Disaster Says About America’s Aging InfrastructureFortuneFebruary 18, 2017
For Polluters, Congress Will Overturn an Environmental Rule for $2.3 MillionCenter for American ProgressFebruary 14, 2017
How Exxon Won the 2016 ElectionCenter for American ProgressJanuary 10, 2017
The Infrastructure of the Great OutdoorsCenter for American ProgressDecember 16, 2016
Protecting the Greater Grand CanyonCenter for American ProgressNovember 30, 2016
Aging Dams and Clogged RiversCenter for American ProgressOctober 18, 2016
Parks for AllCenter for American ProgressAugust 22, 2016
Bears Ears Cultural Area: The Most Vulnerable U.S. Site for Looting, Vandalism, and Grave RobbingCenter for American ProgressJune 13, 2016
The Rise to Power of the Congressional Anti-Parks CaucusCenter for American ProgressApril 11, 2016
The Ideological Assault on America’s National ParksInsideSourcesJanuary 22, 2016