Greenhouse Gases “Rise” in Importance for NEPA Reviews –National Environmental Policy Act

Just before Christ­mas, the White House Coun­cil on Envi­ron­men­tal Qual­i­ty (“CEQ”) pub­lished revised draft guid­ance intend­ed to direct fed­er­al agen­cies on when and how to con­sid­er the effects of green­house gas (“GHG”) emis­sions and cli­mate change when eval­u­at­ing the envi­ron­men­tal effects of pro­posed agency actions under the Nation­al Envi­ron­men­tal Pol­i­cy Act (“NEPA”).  Con­sid­er­a­tion of cli­mate change is […]

County schools’ ROP gets $35K grant

FA NOTE: Com­mon Core? — The Brain­wash­ing of Kids to Accept Water Scarci­ty SAN BERNARDINO CALIFORNIA— The San Bernardi­no Coun­ty Super­in­ten­dent of Schools’ Region­al Occu­pa­tion­al Pro­gram has received a $35,000 grant to sup­port new high school class­es that address water issues in Cal­i­for­nia. The pro­grams are expect­ed to devel­op new stan­­dards-based mod­el cur­ricu­lum that promote […]

Unprecedented Mobilization’: Hundred Thousand Rise Against Irish Water Tax

FA Note: Around the world water is being col­lec­tivized through “pri­va­ti­za­tion”. The goal is to get water out of the hands of indi­vid­u­als. Con­trol the water – con­trol the peo­ple. Via cen­tral­ized water peo­ple will be forced to live where and how those in con­trol desire. Cen­tral­iza­tion of water means you will live where you […]

Actually, Raising Beef Is Good for the Planet

Despite envi­ron­men­tal­ists’ wor­ries, cat­tle don’t guz­zle water or cause hunger—and can help fight cli­mate change Peo­ple who advo­cate eat­ing less beef often argue that pro­duc­ing it hurts the envi­ron­ment. Cat­tle, we are told, have an out­size eco­log­i­cal foot­print: They guz­zle water, tram­ple plants and soils, and con­sume pre­cious grains that should be nour­ish­ing hun­gry humans. […]

Drakes Bay oyster farm closes doors after long wilderness struggle

It’s the end of the line for Drake’s Bay Oys­ter Co. On Dec. 31, after a long bat­tle with the Nation­al Park Ser­vice, the Cal­i­for­nia Coastal Com­mis­sion, the Depart­ment of the Inte­ri­or and wilder­ness advo­cates, own­er Kevin Lun­ny and his fam­i­ly will vacate the stark­ly beau­ti­ful Drake’s Estero, a 2,500-acre estu­ary where some of the […]

A vast land grab to ‘protect’ water

ANALYSIS/OPINION In Novem­ber, com­ments closed on a pro­pos­al by the Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engi­neers to rede­fine “waters of the Unit­ed States,” as set forth in the Clean Water Act of 1977. While Sen. Edmund Muskie, Maine Demo­c­rat, author of the 1977 law, required 88 pages for his entire statute, […]

Committee Report Uncovers Lack of Independence & Accountability of Peer Review Process for ESA Listing Decisions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Nat­ur­al Resources Com­mit­tee major­i­ty staff released a report today that ques­tions the inde­pen­dence and account­abil­i­ty of  the peer review process in recent Endan­gered Species Act (ESA) list­ing deci­sions.  The report enti­tled, “Under the Micro­scope: An exam­i­na­tion of the ques­tion­able sci­ence and lack of inde­pen­dent peer review in Endan­gered Species Act listing […]

John McCain Trying to Use NDAA to Give Tonto National Forest to a British Mining Company

I think at a cer­tain point one has to under­stand that glob­al­iza­tion amounts to trea­son. These greedy Vichy politi­cians we have in Wash­ing­ton need to be removed before they hand over every­thing in the coun­try that isn’t nailed to the floor. This is Ton­to Nation­al For­est. It is yours. It is this country’s fifth largest for­est and […]