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1 11, 2019

Walcher: More fiddling while forests burn

2019-11-05T11:34:49-05:00November 1st, 2019|Forest Management, Forest Service, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel What if someone said they planned to burn down your house, but it's for your own good? They need to study how houses burn, so they can build better computer models to predict future home fires. In the future, therefore, that [...]

13 07, 2018

Walcher: Whose fault is it anyway?

2018-08-17T12:30:59-05:00July 13th, 2018|Forest Service, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel A woman in Austin, Texas tripped over a toddler running inside a store, and broke her ankle. She sued the store owners, claiming they maintained an unsafe environment. The store had to pay $80,000 in damages. Everyone watching the case was [...]