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25 06, 2020

Walcher: Winning the war, then surrendering

2020-06-26T11:34:10-04:00June 25th, 2020|Colorado, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Walcher, WOTUS|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel A popular blog called TV Tropes has a post beginning, “So, you won a war, you bask in the glory of victory, and all that stuff. But when you finally get over all this excitement, you realize your problems still aren’t [...]

4 06, 2020

Walcher: The cure is worse than the ailment

2020-06-08T11:09:54-04:00June 4th, 2020|Colorado, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel It is fashionable for pundits to quote the old adage, “the cure is worse than the ailment,” referring to the imposition of martial law, under the guise of public health. Many Americans now think even coronavirus may hurt the country less [...]

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 [...]

8 03, 2019

Walcher: Winning elections and keeping promises

2019-03-12T12:15:26-04:00March 8th, 2019|Colorado, Energy, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel One of the most frustrating aspects of American politics is the failure of elected officials to do what they promised. We resent politicians who campaign on an issue — say repealing Obamacare — and seem to forget it after the election. [...]