Category Archives: Environmental Extremism & Flawed Science

America’s Environmental Shakedown

Taxpayers paid nearly $53 million in so-called environmental groups’ legal fees. From the Western Journalism Center: From 2009-2012, Department of Justice data shows American taxpayers paid nearly $53 million in so-called environmental groups’ legal fees. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife … Continue reading

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Property rights attorneys decry environmental ‘lawlessness’

From Capital Press: Two property rights attorneys say the Environmental Protection Agency is running lawlessly. Farmers must be proactive and keep good records, says William Perry Pendley, president and chief operating officer for the Mountain States Legal Foundation.   SPOKANE … Continue reading

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Broad Mining PEIS proposed by Environmental Groups

From the Grand Rapids MN Review: Posted: Monday, May 19, 2014 8:56 am Bill Hanna Mesabi Daily News Some special interest groups want a far-reaching environmental impact statement done by the U.S. Forest Service on the effects of mining done … Continue reading

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Guest commentary: Environmentalists getting rich using ESA

From the Herald & News Guest Commentary: Posted: Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 am By PAUL CLARK Guest Writer | 0 comments I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my life, and during the past 28 years I … Continue reading

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Big Green’s ‘sue-and-settle’ strategy draws pushback from states, Congress

From the Washington Examiner: on Arnold | APRIL 1, 2014 AT 7:03 PM Topics: Energy and Environment Law Endangered Species Act This March 2007 photo provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows a male lesser… Scott Pruitt is … Continue reading

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How Environmentalism Harms The Environment

From the Raw Report Blog: Posted on March 24, 2014 by Mart van der Leer Friends of the Earth, Earthwatch, Environmental Defense Fund, Green Cross International, The Climate Project, World Resources Institute, WWF, and of course the inevitable Greenpeace. These … Continue reading

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Regulation Through Sham Litigation: The Sue and Settle Phenomenon

From Heritage.org: By Andrew M. Grossman Typically, the federal government defends itself vigorously against lawsuits challenging its actions. But not always: Sometimes, regulators are only too happy to face collusive lawsuits by friendly “foes” that are aimed at compelling government … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Environmental Fraud

From BAR Formula: Although this article talks about palm oil, there are some similarities with other types of eco-fraud. Here are some excerpts: …A plethora of green groups emerged, sensing the opportunity to make a killing. All with euphemistic sounding … Continue reading

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Going Green A Luxury Good For Rich At Expense Of Poor

From IBD: Prominent environmental leaders tie themselves to the White House gate to protest the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Feb. 13, 2013. Activist and actress… View Enlarged Image                 Saving The Planet: It used to … Continue reading

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Job Creators Sue Federal Government

From: Town Hall Finance:   For years environmentalists have usurped individual private property rights and thwarted economic development. Now, thanks to Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, it appears that the job creators may have finally learned something from the extreme … Continue reading

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