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Trump’s Interior Department To Scrap Federal Protections On The Gray Wolf

Trump’s Interior Department To Scrap Federal Protections On The Gray Wolf

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter The Department of the Interior (DOI) is expected to propose rolling back federal protections on gray wolf populations in the contiguous United States in the coming days, The Associated Press reports. Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt broke the news Wednesday in a speech at a wildlife and natural resources conference in Denver, […]

Green land grabs on steroids

Green land grabs on steroids

Editor’s Note: This relevant when one considers the overreaching proposed Wildlife Ordinance the Board of Supervisors is poised to pass at its March 12th Meeting.  Here is the current draft of the proposal, better but still intrusive in many ways: https://vcrma.org/habitat-connectivity-and-wildlife-movement-corridors   By Paul Driessen Special interest environmental groups got stung recently by an 8-0 U.S. […]

Canadian Government’s April Fools Day Hoax

Canadian Government’s April Fools Day Hoax

  By Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris The standard method of environmentalists in setting forth a policy position is to begin with a false premise. From this, they then set out a completely unnecessary policy. It appears to solve the problem because the problem never existed in the first place. The process allows activists to […]

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 […]

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