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28 05, 2020

Walcher: Restoring what never was

2020-06-01T11:19:10-04:00May 28th, 2020|Colorado, ESA, Forest Management, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel One of the great objectives of conservation is to restore a more natural condition to our environment, to erase the ravages of mankind’s mistakes, and put things back the way they were. I am a strong advocate for environmental restoration, and [...]

21 05, 2020

Walcher: How long is forever?

2020-05-26T11:11:04-04:00May 21st, 2020|Colorado, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Summit County is in the process of rescinding a 25-year-old conservation easement to pave the way for a housing development, a move opposed by land trusts across the state. Technically, that means the county will condemn the easement, just as it [...]

14 05, 2020

Walcher: Spotting the spotted owl

2020-05-18T12:11:23-04:00May 14th, 2020|ESA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel When the U.S. Supreme Court decided the case of the dusky gopher frog in 2018, it attracted press coverage around the world, because of two details that fascinated observers everywhere. One was the frog itself, a cute little thing smaller than [...]

7 05, 2020

Walcher: When a deal is not a deal

2020-05-11T11:26:48-04:00May 7th, 2020|ESA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Most of us grew up in a time when a person’s word was his bond, and deal was a deal. That’s still mostly true today, but not always. Some situations are more complicated, but shouldn’t be. In our “modern” era, a [...]

30 04, 2020

Walcher: Well, what do you know

2020-05-04T11:48:21-04:00April 30th, 2020|Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel A few years ago a popular bumper sticker, seen mostly on cars driven by environmental activists, proclaimed that “Trees Are the Answer.” Some cynics asked what the question was, but I thought the message was fairly clear, and I agreed with [...]

23 04, 2020

Walcher: The beginning of the end

2020-04-27T13:38:11-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Media Coverage, Walcher, WOTUS|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel This week the Trump administration released its “final” version of the new regulation defining exactly what waters are regulated by the federal Clean Water Act, under the section known as Waters of the United States (WOTUS). But is anything in government [...]

16 04, 2020

Walcher: Anything but that

2020-04-23T12:36:19-04:00April 16th, 2020|Made in America, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel During my years at Club 20, transportation was among the Western Slope’s crucial issues, and there were many meetings about traffic jams on Interstate 70, a major hindrance for people needing to get to Denver. I remember one heated meeting, in [...]

2 04, 2020

Walcher: The (supply) chain of fools

2020-04-06T11:19:07-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Made in America, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The coronavirus pandemic has focused considerable attention on the supply chain for medical machinery, pharmaceuticals, and personal protective equipment like hospital gowns, masks, and gloves. Most Americans previously had little notion of how dependent the U.S. economy was on China and [...]

31 03, 2020

E&E Legal Letters Issue XXVI: Winter 2020

2020-03-31T15:07:46-04:00March 31st, 2020|E&E Legal Letters, Grimes, Milloy, Richardson, Walcher|

Click here to download a complete pdf version of E&E Legal Letters Issue XXVI Winter. Click headlines for the full article. Milloy Wins Right to Present Anti-Greenwashing Proposal at Exxon-Mobil Annual Meeting On March 20, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ruled that ExxonMobil must consider E&E Legal senior policy fellow and Junkscience.com author [...]

26 03, 2020

Walcher: Can everybody play?

2020-03-30T12:22:18-04:00March 26th, 2020|Land use, Media Coverage, Walcher, Wyoming|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The state of Wyoming is considering the purchase of a vast swath of land along the Union Pacific Railroad corridor, including over 1 million acres of surface and 4 million acres of mineral rights. The valuable resource is now owned by [...]

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