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More Than 550 Acres Of Federal Land To Be Used For Trump’s Border Wall

More Than 550 Acres Of Federal Land To Be Used For Trump’s Border Wall

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER   The Department of the Interior is temporarily surrendering roughly 560 acres of land that sits on the U.S.-Mexico border in order for the government to build more border wall. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced Wednesday that his department will transfer jurisdiction of approximately 560 acres of land to the Army for […]

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. […]

Zinke Says Cost of Fending Off ‘False Allegations’ Prompted Resignation

Zinke Says Cost of Fending Off ‘False Allegations’ Prompted Resignation

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter   Outgoing Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke claims that costs associated with defending himself and his family from “false allegations” prompted his decision Saturday morning to resign. “I love working for the President and am incredibly proud of all the good work we’ve accomplished together. However, after 30 […]

Land, energy and mineral lockdowns

Land, energy and mineral lockdowns

. By Paul Driessen Too many oil, gas, coal, rare earth and other vital resources are still off limits President Trump has directed Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to review recent land withdrawals under the 1906 Antiquities Act, to determine whether some should be reversed or reduced in size. The review is long overdue. The […]