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18 01, 2019

Walcher: ‘Rewilding’ the national parks

2019-01-19T09:38:21+00:00January 18th, 2019|Conflict of Interest, Environment, Media Coverage, Public Lands, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel We may have discovered, accidentally, a way to give the most radical environmental advocates what they want. We simply shut down the government, or at least part of it (the National Park Service). The most elitist, anti-people concept is the "rewilding [...]

15 06, 2018

Walcher: We have met the enemy — or have we?

2018-06-26T12:00:03+00:00June 15th, 2018|Environment, ESA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel My friend Howard Propst is an inspiring speaker, who has made frequent presentations about American exceptionalism, pointing out how we fail to credit the astonishing achievements of a free society. We are introspective, always seeking to improve, but generally [...]

8 06, 2018

Walcher: The energy debate of many colors

2018-06-26T12:07:48+00:00June 8th, 2018|Environment, ESA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel One of the most instructive Old Testament stories recounts the wisdom of Joseph in Egypt, after his interpretation of Pharaoh's dreams, predicting years of drought and famine. Around 1490 B.C., Joseph was made Regent (chief administrator) and ordered grain [...]

12 03, 2018

EPA Releases Year-in-Review Report; E&E Legal’s Steve Milloy Quoted

2018-03-12T16:26:52+00:00March 12th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Environment, EPA, ICYMI, Milloy|

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of their Year in Review report for 2017-2018.  As the news release notes, the agency led by Administrator Scott Pruitt has achieved a great deal in just one short-year: "EPA finalized 22 deregulatory actions, which could save Americans more than $1 billion in regulatory [...]

28 02, 2018

Walcher: Traffic Lights Are Never Green

2018-03-12T14:52:56+00:00February 28th, 2018|Environment, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel When you sit at a traffic light, frustrated that it takes so long to turn green, consider that in one sense it never will. Traffic lights are among mankind’s greatest inventions for safety, and among our worst for the environment. Numerous [...]

23 02, 2018

Walcher: Maintain the Old or Buy the New?

2018-03-12T14:49:07+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Environment, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel When your car has a flat tire, a dead battery and needs an oil change, you have two choices. Take care of these tiresome but routine tasks, or buy a new car. Few of us can afford the latter option, and [...]

9 02, 2018

Walcher: Environmental street fighting

2018-03-12T14:41:54+00:00February 9th, 2018|Conflict of Interest, Environment, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel Kenny Rogers’ classic tune about the “Coward of the County” concludes with the pearl of wisdom that “sometimes you’ve got to fight to be a man.” As much as we wish otherwise, there are times when fighting cannot be avoided, especially [...]

5 01, 2018

Walcher: Exploring the Great Blue Frontier

2018-01-17T10:33:04+00:00January 5th, 2018|Environment, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel There was a time when people unhappy with their government, and no longer able to tolerate the situation, would simply go somewhere else, and set up their own new communities. That is largely the story of the western frontier, but it [...]

23 08, 2017

Houston Chronicle: Trump slow to deliver on promised energy overhaul

2017-09-05T21:51:07+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Energy, Environment, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by James Osborn Houston Chronicle WASHINGTON – Steve Milloy, a regular on Fox News and publisher of the blog JunkScience.com, has long railed against a culture within the U.S. government of pseudo-scientific research and overregulation that has held back America's energy industries. With President Donald Trump in the White House, promising to roll back the [...]

23 03, 2017

Vermont Watchdog: EPA cuts could push environmental activists, regulators to reconsider priorities

2017-03-23T12:21:50+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Energy, Environment, EPA, Hardin, Media Coverage|

by Michael Bielawski Vermont Watchdog President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget by 31 percent would mean an easing up on the EPA’s notoriously heavy-handed enforcement and push environmental groups to reset their priorities. The spending cuts — which are light years from a forgone conclusion — would also put pressure [...]

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