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15 01, 2021

Walcher: Sorry, still not for sale

2021-01-15T13:22:59-05:00January 15th, 2021|Media Coverage, Walcher, Water|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel It’s not every day that a photo of the Grand Valley Canal makes the New York Times. Many Grand Junction residents may have missed this momentous occasion, right after New Year’s. But there it was, right in the middle of a [...]

22 12, 2020

E&E Legal Letters Issue XXIX: Fall 2020

2020-12-22T10:56:36-05:00December 22nd, 2020|E&E Legal Letters, Grimes, Milloy, Richardson, Walcher|

Click here to download a complete pdf version of E&E Legal Letters Issue XXVIX Fall. Click headlines for the full article. E&E Legal Releases Tom Tanton State-by-State “Electrification” Costs Report On September 22, E&E Legal released a state-by-state report on the capital cost associated with “electrification” for states and the nation. The report, and its [...]

18 12, 2020

Walcher: Promises parsed, or fractured?

2020-12-21T11:40:26-05:00December 18th, 2020|Fracking, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel My fifth-grade class studied grammar, using a tool that was considered old-fashioned even then. Sentence “diagramming” split up the phrases and words into various parts of speech, putting them on a diagram to see how they fit together. For nearly a [...]

4 12, 2020

Walcher: Where does solar power fit?

2020-12-08T10:32:37-05:00December 4th, 2020|Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Solar, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel For the third time in as many years, a major proposed solar plant in rural Virginia has been defeated. The “Maroon Solar” project has withdrawn its application near the small town of Culpeper, after the local planning commission unanimously declined to [...]

27 11, 2020

Walcher: Let’s see now, where was I …

2020-12-01T10:50:47-05:00November 27th, 2020|Media Coverage, Public Lands, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Sometimes a story gets interrupted, and conversation veers temporarily in a different direction. When that ends, the original storyteller might resume with, “Let’s see now, where was I? Oh, yes…” That’s where we are now in the discussion of natural resources, [...]

20 11, 2020

Walcher: Killing owls to save them

2020-11-23T11:30:20-05:00November 20th, 2020|ESA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel When is natural evolution acceptable? Should we generally let nature take its course, or stage an intervention? Apparently, one’s answer depends on one’s political agenda. When Northern gray wolves migrate into Rocky Mountain wolves’ turf, that’s OK, nature taking its course. [...]

13 11, 2020

Walcher: Like all the other times

2020-11-13T10:09:52-05:00November 13th, 2020|Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Election aftermaths are euphoric for some, depressing for others, and a relief that it’s over for many. Some friends are ecstatic that they finally got rid of President Trump. Others are upset about that, some insisting that it isn’t over, pending [...]

6 11, 2020

Walcher: ODE to the Big Meadows; RIP

2020-11-09T11:26:31-05:00November 6th, 2020|Environment, Forest Management, Media Coverage, U.S. Supreme Court, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Don’t you hate leading, when nobody follows? It’s the story of my life, so I don’t take it personally anymore. I have tried for years to lead a conversation about restoring healthy forests. Yet I continually look around and nobody’s there. [...]

30 10, 2020

Walcher: We said it, but we didn’t mean it

2020-11-04T14:37:26-05:00October 30th, 2020|Environment, Land use, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel If I told you to go jump in a lake, you probably wouldn’t. You would know I didn’t actually want you to go jump in an actual lake. But if I took up a collection, and offered you money to go [...]

23 10, 2020

Walcher: They’re just nine people

2020-10-26T11:22:22-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Environment, Media Coverage, U.S. Supreme Court, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Few new Supreme Court nominees have generated as much interest as Judge Amy Coney Barrett, because her confirmation could have far-reaching implications by upending the court’s decades-long liberal majority. More has already been written about Judge Barrett than my poor power [...]

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