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22 08, 2019

Grimes: Nearly 350,000 California Residents Dropped by Insurers over Wildfire Risk

2019-08-26T11:14:47-04:00August 22nd, 2019|California, Forest Management, Grimes, Media Coverage|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe California could be facing a serious real estate crisis if homeowners insurance is not available The number of California’s rural homeowners dropped by insurance companies is up to nearly 350,000 in just four years, the Fresno Bee reported this [...]

18 07, 2019

Walcher Testifies on the Need for Better Forest Management to a U.S. House Subcommittee

2019-07-29T10:17:28-04:00July 18th, 2019|Bad Science, Forest Management, States, Testimony, Walcher|

Today, E&E Legal's Senior Policy Fellow and Board Member Greg Walcher testified in front of the House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands in support of H.R. 1572,“Botanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration, and Promotion Act.” In his testimony, Walcher noted, "In the wake of catastrophic fires that [...]

31 05, 2019

Walcher: Better wait for a real crisis

2019-06-04T15:35:13-04:00May 31st, 2019|Forest Management, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel Rob Reiner's first comedy classic as a director, 1984's "The Sure Thing," is a saga of everything that can possibly go wrong for two students falling in love on a cross-country road trip. The ride they arranged from a bulletin board [...]

26 11, 2018

Edward Ring: Commentary: How the Greens Turned the Golden State Brown

2018-11-26T12:14:35-04:00November 26th, 2018|Forest Management, Grimes, Media Coverage|

by Edward Ring As Appearing in The Tennessee Star In October 2016, in a coordinated act of terrorism that received fleeting attention from the press, environmentalist activists broke into remote flow stations and turned off the valves on pipelines carrying crude oil from Canada into the United States. Working simultaneously in Washington, Montana, Minnesota, and [...]

13 11, 2018

Grimes: CA Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoed 2016 Wildfire Management Bill While CA Burned

2018-12-19T14:23:03-04:00November 13th, 2018|Bad Science, Forest Management, Grimes, Media Coverage, Policy|

by Katy Grimes, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow As Appearing in Canada Free Press Every governor has signed regretful legislation, or made a disastrous pardon he or she would like a chance to re-do. California’s whacky outgoing Democrat governor has spent the last eight years trying to convince the people of California that we are [...]

17 08, 2018

Walcher: Where there’s smoke, there’s devastation

2018-12-19T14:23:23-04:00August 17th, 2018|Forest Management, Media Coverage, Policy, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel The daily news is rife with stories about the disastrous forest fires that rage all around us, in Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Idaho, and especially California, where a single fire has destroyed over 250 square miles and burned more than [...]

6 07, 2018

Walcher: A pat on the back, or a shove?

2018-08-17T12:26:07-04:00July 6th, 2018|Forest Management, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel My friend Bill Imbergamo runs a highly effective national association for what's left of America's forest products industry. Last week he called attention to a new glossy two-page paper from the U.S. Forest Service, claiming credit for a forest management project [...]

29 07, 2015

KCSG: Federal Lands Action Group holds first forum

2015-07-31T07:23:40-04:00July 29th, 2015|Forest Management, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Allison Barker KCSG Television WASHINGTON, D.C. - + Video – Chairman of the Federal Lands Action Group, Rep. Chris Stewart, and Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, Rep. Rob Bishop, hosted the first in a series of forums aimed at exploring historical precedents and best practices with regard to public land management [...]

9 09, 2013

Walcher: Seeing the Forest through the Trees

2013-09-28T20:22:15-04:00September 9th, 2013|Forest Management, Media Coverage, Walcher|

Guest commentary by Greg Walcher, Board Member and Senior Fellow Denver Post Voltaire once wrote that "men argue; nature acts." We are seeing that action in catastrophic forest fires across the western United States, while land managers, politicians, lobbyists, foresters and environmentalists continue to argue. We watch the news about these unprecedented wildfires burning forests [...]