Eco-Terrorist Suspect Arrested After 20 Years As a Fugitive

Joseph Mahmoud Dibee was arrested in Cuba last week before boarding a plane to Russia and extradited back to the United States to stand trial for eco-terrorism charges that date back almost 20 years. According to KFSM out of Portland, Oregon, Dibee stands accused of federal arson and conspiracy charges in Portland, Oregon and in… Read More Eco-Terrorist Suspect Arrested After 20 Years As a Fugitive

Environmentalists Seek to Shut Down Livestock Ranching … Again!

Attorneys with the Oregon Natural Desert Association and the Center for Biological Diversity have filed notices of appeal related to a 2003 lawsuit over grazing impacts on bull trout in Oregon’s Malheur National Forest in which the ruling handed down by the Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals at that time favored ranchers, respectfully. According… Read More Environmentalists Seek to Shut Down Livestock Ranching … Again!

Environmentalists Use Fishing Monitors to Shut Down Commercial Fishing

Despite Congressional funding, a long standing dispute involving environmentalists and commercial fishermen over fishing monitors will continue. The dispute is over how the monitors should be paid for. Environmentalists say the fishing industry should foot the bill, while fishermen want the taxpayers to do so. On the surface it sounds like a fight over subsidies… Read More Environmentalists Use Fishing Monitors to Shut Down Commercial Fishing

Oregon environmentalists approve of killing endangered salmon

Oregon environmentalists are outraged at the federal government for conducing a campaign to kill seabirds in order to protect endangered salmon. Maine News states over 1,000 cormorant birds have been killed and about 5,000 nests have been destroyed. The culling campaign will continue until October when the birds leave the area as part of their… Read More Oregon environmentalists approve of killing endangered salmon

Environmentalists cheer Portland plastic bag fee that will help spread illness

Two new ordinances will be going into effect on Wednesday that allegedly attempt to reduce the amount of plastic that allegedly ends up in rivers, streams and landfills. According to The Portland Press Herald, among them is an ordinance requiring grocery stores to charge a $.5 fee for every plastic bag shoppers take after purchasing… Read More Environmentalists cheer Portland plastic bag fee that will help spread illness

Audubon Society condemns humans for Oregon salmon problems

One would think that, like the World Wildlife Fund, that the Audubon Society is a more mainstream environmentalist organization seeking to encourage people to preserve nature and wildlife rather than resorting to political involvement. Think again. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers just announced> an effort to kill 11,000 seabirds at the mouth of Oregon’s… Read More Audubon Society condemns humans for Oregon salmon problems