Browsing All posts tagged under »ESA (Endangered Species Act)«

Relief At Last From The Misdirected Endangered Species Act

August 19, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ From 1968 to 1971 this author worked to establish a new agency of the Federal Government to protect our nations water supplies, our agricultural lands, our air quality, its waste disposal protocols, our surface and deep mining, our use of chemicals in the environment and everything else that could threaten […]

3 Ways Trump’s New Regulations Will Better Protect Endangered Species

August 14, 2019 by

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By Daren Bakst ~ The Trump administration has just taken an important step in the effort to protect threatened and endangered species. On Monday, the administration published final regulations that will improve implementation of the Endangered Species Act. This law simply hasn’t worked. Over the law’s more than 45 years, only about 3% of the […]

Green Land Grabs On Steroids

March 4, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Special interest environmental groups got stung recently by an 8-0 U.S. Supreme Court opinion that held private landowners cannot be compelled to forego future economic uses of their property and at their own expense convert their land into suitable habitat for an endangered frog. Now radical greens are eyeing even bigger […]

Trump Reforms Promote Endangered Species’ Recovery

July 26, 2018 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Responding to widespread complaints that implementation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), “was not consistent and often times very confusing to navigate,” Trump administration officials have unveiled a package of reforms crafted to make the 45-year-old statute better serve both the species it is supposed to recover and landowners caught […]

New Heritage Foundation Report Highlights Failures Of Endangered Species Act

May 25, 2018 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ “The Endangered Species Act (ESA) has been so ineffective at recovering species that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has fabricated a record of success.” Robert Gordon, The Heritage Foundation Revealing a stunning record of failure and fabrication over nearly half-a-century, a new report by Robert Gordon of the Heritage […]

The Big Green Job Killing Machine

April 2, 2016 by

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Environmentalists wield powerful Endangered Species Act to kill jobs, impoverish families By Ron Arnold ~ The abuse of environmentalist power to hurt people never stops. “Another one gone,” began the Lost Coast Outpost’s report in late January. A.A. “Red” Emmerson, chairman of Sierra Pacific Industries, announced the permanent closure of its sawmill on Samoa Peninsula […]

The Green Scam Of “Endangered Species”

March 25, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ A recent article in The Wall Street Journal took note of what has occurred since the 1990s when some three dozen gray wolves were captured in Canada and transferred to the wilderness of Idaho. According to federal biologists, this was necessary to restore the ecological balance in a region teeming with […]

The Endangered Animal Act Of Futility

January 25, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ David W. Snook, 57, of Bridgewater, New Jersey died on Wednesday, January 15, when two deer leaped into the path of his Dodge Ram on Route 206. One of them was airborne when it smashed through the front windshield, striking him before exiting out the rear window. This caused the truck […]

Is Every Single Animal and Reptile Endangered?

December 28, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ If it sometimes seems to you that every single animal and reptile is endangered, you can thank that element of the environmental and animal rights movements that has spent millions to foster this absurd belief. Animals and reptiles, fish and birds, lizards and turtles, all are born in the wild and […]

Playing God with “Endangered Species”

May 4, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ According to Wikipedia, “A typical species becomes extinct within 10 million years of its first appearance although some species, called living fossils survive virtually unchanged for hundreds of millions of years. Most extinctions have occurred naturally, prior to Homo sapiens walking on Earth: it is estimated that 99.9% of all species […]

Polar Bears Have Something to Be Thankful For

November 27, 2010 by

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By Nicolas Loris What is the Obama Administration thankful for, or at least hopeful for, this Thanksgiving? That controversial Thanksgiving Eve announcements won’t receive any media attention. While most Americans were in transit Wednesday afternoon, the Department of Interior was finalizing its polar bear habitat protection, which sets aside 187,000 square miles of sea ice […]

ANWR’s “Spotted Owl” Ruse

April 5, 2008 by

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Click here to drill ANWR THE FOUNDATION “I own myself the friend to a very free system of commerce, and hold it as a truth, that commercial shackles are generally unjust, oppressive and impolitic.” –James Madison PATRIOT PERSPECTIVE ANWR’s Spotted Owl By Mark Alexander In February 2008, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton decreed that […]