Archives for April 13, 2015

Environmental Shakedown Through Bastardized Application of Science, Policy, and Education

Disgruntled ex-federal employees found a way to bilk taxpayers out of millions of dollars using the flawed Endangered Species Act Over a 3-year period, 2009-2012, Department of Justice data show American taxpayers footed the bill for more than $53 million in so-called environmental groups’ legal fees—and the actual number could be much higher. The real […]

Clean Water Act Victory For Landowners!

The 8th Cir Court of Appeals gave Pacific Legal Foundation a resounding victory today in Hawkes v Corps.  A unanimous three-judge panel held a Corps of Engineers’ Jurisdictional Determination (i.e.  wetlands delineation) is immediately reviewable in court and subject to challenge. For decades, the courts have used a legal fiction to deny citizens the right […]