15 10, 2021

Walcher: Playing games with dying forests

2021-10-18T13:24:39-04:00October 15th, 2021|Conflict of Interest, Forest Management, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Folk singer Don McLean ended “Vincent,” his classic 1972 tribute to Van Gogh, with the line, “They would not listen, they’re not listening still — perhaps they never will.” The song was about the post-impressionist painter, but that line is often [...]

30 09, 2021

Grimes: Gov. Newsom Misled Public about Wildfire Prevention Efforts

2021-10-05T15:03:32-04:00September 30th, 2021|California, Forest Management, Grimes, Media Coverage|

by Katy Grimes, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As Appearing in the California Globe California’s worst fire season on record could have been averted The June 2021 report which exposed that Gov. Gavin Newsom misled the public about his wildfire prevention efforts by 690%, should have obligated applicable state agencies to [...]

10 09, 2021

Breitbart: Experts: ‘Eco-Imperialists’ Preventing Forest Management Lead to Wildfires, Not Climate Change

2021-09-15T11:23:20-04:00September 10th, 2021|"Climate Change", Forest Management, Media Coverage, Milloy, Socialism|

by Penny Star Breitbart The wildfires raging in the western United States are not caused by climate change but by “eco-imperialists” who oppose forest management that could prevent natural seasonal fires from becoming massive and destructive wildfires, experts said Thursday on a call with reporters. “The basic problem with our national forests and our BLM [...]

27 08, 2021

Walcher: Saving forests and leisure suits

2021-08-27T11:23:54-04:00August 27th, 2021|Forest Management, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel We sometimes laugh at our 1970s pictures, now fading mercifully. I personally never liked bell bottoms, white belts, or double-knit polyester leisure suits. But I wore them because they were all the rage. We all had to, because in that era [...]

16 08, 2021

Grimes: Depleted California Reservoirs Threaten Hydro Power, Agriculture, Drinking Water

2021-08-23T14:44:44-04:00August 16th, 2021|California, Forest Management, Grimes, Media Coverage|

by Katy Grimes, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As Appearing in the California Globe Of the 2014 voter-approved water bond, $2.7 billion for new water storage projects still unused In 2014, California voters approved $7.12 billion in bonds for state water supply infrastructure projects. Of that, $2.7 billion was designated for [...]

13 08, 2021

Walcher: Playing the blame game

2021-08-23T14:30:34-04:00August 13th, 2021|Forest Management, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The 19th century French historian Chateaubriand once wrote that forests precede civilizations, and deserts follow them. Looking out today at smoke that covers half the country, and mudslides that bury major highways, we should wonder if we really want that to [...]

23 07, 2021

Grimes: Rep. Doug LaMalfa Highlights Need for Active Forest Management and Crackdown on Illegal Marijuana Grows

2021-08-02T13:19:26-04:00July 23rd, 2021|California, Forest Management, Grimes, Media Coverage|

by Katy Grimes, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As Appearing in the California Globe LaMalfa made video series exposing organized crime illegal marijuana grows in Siskiyou County With the federal Resilient Federal Forests Act introduced this week with the support of more than 70 bipartisan Members of Congress and over 85 organizations, [...]

9 07, 2021

Walcher: Does Congress authorize or direct?

2021-07-13T14:08:19-04:00July 9th, 2021|Colorado, Conflict of Interest, Forest Management, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The forest health crisis in America has reached such staggering proportions, it is no exaggeration to say, that one generation of national leaders has squandered the greatest legacy of the conservation movement — our national forests. During the last 20 years, [...]

13 05, 2021

Grimes: National Fire Center Disappears ‘Inconvenient’ U.S. Wildfire Data

2021-05-17T15:05:22-04:00May 13th, 2021|"Climate Change", California, Forest Management, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As Appearing in the California Globe Truncated data set is perfect for claiming ‘climate change is making wildfire worse’ With state officials already warning that this year could be the worst wildfire season California has ever seen, Gov. Gavin Newsom is blaming “climate [...]

1 02, 2021

Grimes: California’s 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to Hear Utility Wildfire Bailout Case

2021-02-08T13:08:52-05:00February 1st, 2021|California, Forest Management, Grimes, Media Coverage|

by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe Lawsuit says California utility customers forced to bail out utilities for wildfires utilities caused After the Public Utilities Commission denied three Investor Owned Utilities in California – Pacific Gas and Electric, San Diego Gas and Electric, and Southern California Edison – the cost of wildfire repayments [...]

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