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Settlement Reached with Target in Environmental Enforcement Action

Settlement Reached with Target in Environmental Enforcement Action

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office, together with the California Attorney General’s Office and 24 other prosecutorial agencies, reached a $7.4 million statewide settlement with Minnesota-based Target Corporation in an environmental enforcement action. The settlement resolves allegations that Target violated state laws, and violated […]

California | Anti-Exxon Attorneys Suffer Setback Amid Rash of Legal Defeats

California | Anti-Exxon Attorneys Suffer Setback Amid Rash of Legal Defeats

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter San Francisco and Oakland cities fired a law firm representing them in their lawsuits targeting various oil companies for supposedly contributing to climate change. City officials hired the firm’s competitors as legal losses pileup. Hagens Berman represented both cities in their legal pursuits against Exxon Mobil and other oil companies. […]

More misplaced environmentalist outrage

More misplaced environmentalist outrage

. By Greg Walcher How we long for the good old days! That’s the tone of some environmental industry leaders who are screaming bloody murder (literally, not figuratively) about Department of the Interior actions under President Trump. The Department’s re-interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act is a case in point. One Washington Post writer […]

We must all sacrifice for the environment…

We must all sacrifice for the environment…

. By Greg Walcher Have we become a society of people who want to regulate others, but not ourselves? We laugh at those who suddenly object to a policy that seemed perfectly OK when (they thought) it only applied to others. We make fun of Al Gore demanding that “we” end “our” fossil fuel use, […]

Ontario’s new premier must save the province

Ontario’s new premier must save the province

  By Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris On March 8, 2018, former US Vice President Al Gore visited Ontario, Canada in an attempt to help then-Premier Kathleen Wynne win the June 7 provincial election. Gore said, “I travel all over the world, and I cite Ontario as an example of a provincial government that is doing it […]

500 days of unleashing our economic engine

500 days of unleashing our economic engine

  By Paul Driessen The “mainstream media” remains riveted on alleged Trump-Russian collusion and how the Trump-Kim Jong Un deal will fail. But it mostly ignored reports on Russia-environmentalist collusion and China-environmentalist collusion – and milestones reached during the Trump Administration’s first 500 days. In that short time, the US economy has gone from the lowest labor participation rate […]

Local Coastal Program Update for Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Areas

Local Coastal Program Update for Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Areas

The County of Ventura Planning Division is currently drafting amendments to the Local Coastal Program (LCP) whose components include the Coastal Area Plan and Coastal Zoning Ordinance. Proposed changes to the LCP have been processed in phases, with Phase 1, 2A, and 2B now complete. We are now processing the final amendment package, Phase 2C, which […]

Ending secret science at EPA

Ending secret science at EPA

    By Paul Driessen Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has proposed to end the longstanding EPA practice of using secretive, often questionable, even deceptive science to support agency policy and regulatory initiatives. His proposed rules will ensure that any science underlying agency actions is transparent and publicly available for independent experts to examine […]

The Double Standards Industry

The Double Standards Industry

    By Paul Driessen The double standards industry Concerns over impacts from energy projects disappear where “green” energy is involve It’s a good thing environmentalists have double standards – or they wouldn’t have any standards at all.   Empire State legislators worry that anything above the current 0.0001% methane in Earth’s atmosphere will cause […]

Ventura College Hosts Climate Action Summit

Ventura College Hosts Climate Action Summit

VENTURA, CA. – April 14, 2018 – Ventura College GeoSciences Department is thrilled to announce that as part of it’s 9th Annual Earth Week Celebration, they will be partnering with 350 Ventura County Climate Hub to host an informative Climate Action Summit to be held Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 – 8:30 PM in the Applied Sciences Building […]

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