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Ormond Beach | Environmental Disaster Affects Oxnard and Port Hueneme

Ormond Beach | Environmental Disaster Affects Oxnard and Port Hueneme

    By Christina Zubko I am writing to all of you in hopes that someone will listen to my concern about Ormond Beach–designated an environmentally sensitive wetlands area and home to the endangered snowy plover and least tern–and the catastrophe that it has become due to the illegal camping by the homeless. The last […]

Community Members, Environmental and Social Justice Groups Voice Opposition to Proposed Exemption for Oil and Gas Industry From Safe Drinking Water Rules

Community Members, Environmental and Social Justice Groups Voice Opposition to Proposed Exemption for Oil and Gas Industry From Safe Drinking Water Rules

Santa Barbara—Opponents of a proposed expansion of the Cat Canyon aquifer exemption that would help pave the way for more than 700 new wells in Santa Barbara’s Cat Canyon oil field held a rally today before giving public comments at a hearing by regulators. Oil operators are seeking to exempt aquifers under Cat Canyon from […]

Time to end the war on coal

Time to end the war on coal

  By Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris Several energy producers across America are taking advantage of the climate scare to try to force their customers to pay for unnecessary conversions away from dependable, inexpensive coal-fired electricity generation to unreliable and costly wind and solar power. The Wisconsin-based utility, Alliant Energy, which provides electricity to about […]

Galileo and the Medicis brought Revolution and Truth

Galileo and the Medicis brought Revolution and Truth

by Jeffrey Foss, Ph.D. Practically everyone knows that Galileo is a heroic figure in the rise of modern science. Most people do not know, however, that the scientific revolution that Galileo launched relied on the support and protection of the Medicis. The very name of this family signifies the marriage of power and wealth that […]

Trump right about prosperity and the environment

Trump right about prosperity and the environment

  By Tom Harris Despite the anger of activists about President Donald Trump’s official Earth Day statement, he was right to highlight the important role economic prosperity and a strong market economy play in protecting the environment. After all, without prosperity, we cannot afford to properly protect nature. The President explained: “Environmental protection and economic prosperity go […]

The Green New Deal Would Cause ‘Significant Environmental Damage,’ Report Finds

The Green New Deal Would Cause ‘Significant Environmental Damage,’ Report Finds

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor . The Green New Deal would cause “significant environmental damage” and require “massive land use,” according to a new report. New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced the Green New Deal, which calls for expanding renewable energy use. “There is the wildlife destruction caused by the production of renewable power,” […]

Senate Right to Block ‘Green New Deal’

Senate Right to Block ‘Green New Deal’

   By Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris On March 26, the United States Senate voted against putting forward Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) Green New Deal (GND) resolution to the Senate floor for debate and final vote. Those voting against the GND included all 53 Republicans, three Democrats and one […]

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 […]

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