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18 12, 2018

E&E Legal Letters Issue XXI: Fall 2018

2018-12-18T09:59:57+00:00December 18th, 2018|E&E Legal Letters, Grimes, Milloy, Richardson, Walcher|

Click here to download a complete pdf version of E&E Legal Letters Issue XXI Fall 2018. Click headlines for the full article. Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoed 2016 Wildfire Management Bill While CA Burned by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow, as appearing in Canada Free Press Every governor has signed regretful legislation, or made a disastrous pardon [...]

23 11, 2018

Walcher: Voters have spoken — now what?

2018-11-26T12:24:46+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel Near the end of the late-night election reporting, one commentator said the results did not feel like the anticipated "blue wave," but "more like purple rain." It was an apt description of an election that produced only mixed results for either [...]

9 11, 2018

Walcher: The sky is falling!

2018-11-13T12:17:45+00:00November 9th, 2018|Bad Science, Green Groups, Manipulation, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel A new report from the World Wildlife Fund claims humans have killed more than half the all the wildlife in the world since 1970. The report attracted media mass attention, though if you read the entire 145-page essay, it doesn't really [...]

2 11, 2018

Walcher: This hits us where we live

2018-11-06T15:04:34+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Cap & Trade, Media Coverage, Walcher, War on Coal|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As Appearing in The Daily Sentinel I have a friend who is always very forthcoming with opinions on almost any subject, although when talking politics he often ends with, "It doesn't really affect me one way or the other." We all feel that way sometimes, because our [...]

26 10, 2018

Walcher: Without just compensation

2018-10-30T16:20:17+00:00October 26th, 2018|Governments, Media Coverage, Property Rights, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel When the Supreme Court ruled gun bans in Washington, D.C., and Chicago unconstitutional, some activists advocated simply buying up all the ammo. Guns would be worthless, they reasoned, if no bullets were available. That would be like giving toys to children, but withholding [...]

12 10, 2018

Walcher: Where things come from

2018-10-30T16:27:27+00:00October 12th, 2018|Bad Science, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel Several times I have enjoyed speaking to school classes about various natural resources issues, and am invariably surprised at how poorly they understand where things come from. Water miraculously appears from the faucet, and gas from the pump, just as everything from milk [...]

11 10, 2018

Walcher: More Misplaced Environmentalist Outrage

2018-10-11T14:19:33+00:00October 11th, 2018|Bad Science, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in Heartland Freedom Pub How we long for the good old days! That’s the tone of some environmental industry leaders who are screaming bloody murder (literally, not figuratively) about Department of the Interior actions under President Trump. The Department’s re-interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty [...]

5 10, 2018

Walcher: Getting rich on other people’s money

2018-10-11T14:33:16+00:00October 5th, 2018|Media Coverage, Sue & Settle, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel Here's how our scheme will work. I am a federal regulator, and want to make a new regulation. However, the legal rulemaking process is complicated and time-consuming. Even worse, most people are actually against it, so it might not get done [...]

28 09, 2018

Walcher: This move should worry no one

2018-10-01T13:07:55+00:00September 28th, 2018|DOI, ESA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel Several articles began with an ominous picture of impending trouble: "In a move that's welcomed by Western conservatives but worries environmentalists, (Interior Secretary Ryan) Zinke has directed…" Dozens of articles in the past couple years featured similar leads. The words are [...]

25 09, 2018

Press Release: Greg Walcher’s Comments Re: ESA Proposed Rule Changes

2018-12-19T13:43:25+00:00September 25th, 2018|Comments, DOI, ESA, Policy, Walcher|

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2018 Contact: [email protected] 202-810-2001  E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher Submits Comments for the Proposed ESA Rule Changes Applauds effort and calls for strengthening of delisting and recover provisions Washington, D.C. - Yesterday E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher submitted comments to the Department of Interior (DOI) Fish [...]

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