Environmentalists Lose on Two Legal Fronts

Despite the wave of lawsuits from environmentalist organizations in reaction to the Trump Administration’s environmental policies, fortunately, there are (albeit limited) instances where greens have lost. At times governments push back against environmentalists because their policies are will destroy jobs or economic growth. For example, in Massachusetts a federal agency disputed claims made by the…

Fighting the Feds Over Frogs

Tucker Carlson interviewed Edward Poitevent II on his Fox News program tonight. The Poitevent family is fighting federal regulators who threatened to impose millions of dollars of fines on them during 2013 for developing a plot of land the family owns. The bureaucrats claim doing so threaten the habitat of the dusky gopher frog which…

Forest company sues Greenpeace

Canadian paper company Resolute Forest Products was the subject of a Greenpeace fundraiser last year in which the group not only made numerous frivolous allegations against the company but, according to Resolute CEO Richard Garneau, even went so far as to harass companies Resolute did business with with slander campaigns similar to what they did…

Anti-logging lawsuits help environmentalists burn down homes

McLatchy reports that lawmakers and witnesses who testified before a US House subcommittee state that lawsuits from environmentalist groups are draining much needed resources that could be used to log forests in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. Tuolumne County, California supervisor Randy Hanvelt made his case during testimony by using photographs taken during the 2013 Yosemite-area…