Walcher

23 02, 2024

Walcher: Using a different tool to control water

2024-02-28T15:48:10-05:00February 23rd, 2024|Media Coverage, Walcher, WOTUS|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel There are at least 25 different types of wrenches commonly found in toolboxes. There are box-end, open-end, combination and crescent wrenches. For particular jobs, one might reach for a lug wrench, basin wrench, oil filter wrench, or an impact, flare-nut, strap, [...]

16 02, 2024

Walcher: Do fish understand environmental justice?

2024-02-20T11:07:42-05:00February 16th, 2024|China Joe, Communism, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Southerners have enjoyed shrimp and grits for generations, New Englanders have their clam chowder, Marylanders their crab cakes, and Cajuns their crawfish etouffee. Oysters Rockefeller is a century-old tradition, while calamari, sushi, and ceviche are more of an acquired taste, but [...]

9 02, 2024

Walcher: Some things are not government business

2024-02-09T11:54:53-05:00February 9th, 2024|Colorado, Communism, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel There is a line in “The Music Man,” just after Harold Hill steps off the train, when he asks a local man on the street, “What do you folks do around here for excitement?” The stranger responds curtly, “Mind our business.” [...]

2 02, 2024

Walcher: On pygmy rabbits and bumble bees

2024-02-09T12:01:25-05:00February 2nd, 2024|ESA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel If I say the sky is purple and you say it’s blue, so I challenge you to prove it, what would you do? How do you prove something nobody has spent money studying because it’s never been questioned before? Are there [...]

27 01, 2024

Walcher: Mass transit: the wave of the past

2024-01-30T12:51:36-05:00January 27th, 2024|California, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The Dutch electronic band Quadrophonia had a minor hit in the 1980s called “Wave of the Future” — hardly an original title. It was the name of Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s 1940 book calling for appeasement with Hitler. Various magazines predicted that [...]

29 12, 2023

Walcher: Year-end mischief in Washington

2023-12-29T12:35:41-05:00December 29th, 2023|China Joe, Executive Branch, Media Coverage, Scandal, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The week between Christmas and New Year’s is, for most Americans, a week of vacation, travel, rest and time with family and friends. It is a time when the fewest people are focused on the daily news; in fact, many people [...]

28 12, 2023

E&E Legal Letters Issue XLI: Fall 2023

2023-12-28T17:50:16-05:00December 28th, 2023|E&E Legal Letters, Grimes, Milloy, Walcher|

Click here to download a complete pdf version of E&E Legal Letters Issue XLI Fall 2023. Click headlines for the full article. Biden’s kamikaze climate plan for the US economy by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow, as appearing in The Hill This year’s United Nations Climate Week was more revelatory than the usual. [...]

22 12, 2023

Walcher: Most popular wolf names for 2023

2023-12-29T12:29:51-05:00December 22nd, 2023|Bad Science, ESA, Land use, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The Social Security Administration, ever searching for important tasks, tracks the most popular new names for babies each year (Olivia and Liam, four years straight). Similarly, Rover.com tracks the most popular pet names (Luna and Max). But who is keeping track of the [...]

14 12, 2023

Walcher: The International Conference on Conferences

2023-12-20T14:00:19-05:00December 14th, 2023|Bad Science, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Scandal, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The most important annual meeting in the world wrapped up this week in Dubai after two weeks of keynote speeches, committee sessions, photo ops, press conferences, royalty, fancy dinners, VIP tours and glitzy exhibitions. It is referred to officially as the [...]

7 12, 2023

Walcher: What the world really needs

2023-12-12T12:12:36-05:00December 7th, 2023|Bad Science, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Scandal, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel One of the more famous anecdotes in U.S. Senate history dates from early 1914 when a protracted debate centered on unrest in the country during the progressive era. Kansas Sen. Joseph Bristow had bellowed through a repetitive speech in which he [...]

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