Ryan Zinke Correctly Blames Environmentalist Lawsuits for California Wildfires

President Trump’s Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, authored an opinion piece published in USA Today on Wednesday blaming environmentalists and the lawsuits they file for California’s wildfires, including the ones burning in other areas of the western United States. In his op-ed, Interior Secretary Zinke made the case for active forest management (which includes logging, prescribed…

CA Environmentalists Endorse Oil Field Wastewater Pollution

Despite previous tests showing that recycled wastewater is clean, California environmentalists oppose a recent decision by state regulators to allow continued dumping of oilfield wastewater at a wastewater treatment plant owned by Valley Water Treatment Company in Kern County. KGET reports that the Center for Biological Diversity alleges that the water from the plant is…

Blame environmentalists for California wildfires

An insightful and fascinating commentary is posted at The American Thinker. In it, author Richard Zuber systematically lays out how environmentalist policies were a major factor in contributing to California’s wildfires that raged for most of December. In part, Zuber points out: According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), shrubs…