Environmentalists are to blame for California wildfires

Fifteen wildfires are tearing through California’s wine country with well over 20,000 people forced to evacuate Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties. The destruction in these areas has been massive in which, tragically, 10 people are dead and over 100 injured. In light of this near conflagration, a curious article was published last month by The…

Court ruling outlaws roads, development on forest lands

In response to lawsuits filed in 2006 by environmentalist groups such as Defenders of the Earth and the Center for Biological Diversity, the US Forest Service has declared 10,000 acres of the San Bernadino National Forest off limits to road construction and other economic development. In 2009 a federal judge ruled that the Forest Service…