David Bernhardt, a former oil and gas lobbyist, is the new Secretary of the Interior, replacing Ryan Zinke. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

David Bernhardt, a former oil and gas lobbyist, is the new Secretary of the Interior, replacing Ryan Zinke. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Bernhardt acknowledges meetings were left off public schedule

The Interior Secretary met with representatives of fossil fuel, timber and water interests.

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