Tag Archives: ESA

New Heritage Foundation report highlights failures of Endangered Species Act

The meticulously researched Heritage report provides an overview of the sham that is the ESA. Bureaucrats at the FWS can spend a lucrative 30-year career overseeing the “recovery” of a grand total of two species while imposing land-use restrictions throughout … Continue reading

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Cruel gray wolf release experiment needs to end

Public testimony demonstrated little support from the local communities for the release of another naïve (born and raised in captivity) wolf. Dr E Lamar Smith taught me a great many things about the “real world.” One that always stood out … Continue reading

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Minden to host grouse, piñon summit

You Nevada cowboys might ought to make this one. — jtl via The Record-Courier As conservation efforts to preserve the bi-state sage-grouse continue, groups working on the issue, as well as experts from throughout the West and federal agency representatives, … Continue reading

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Under the microscope: ESA peer reviews

   If it’s possible that USFWS may have a bias toward listing species and designating inappropriately large habitat areas, this report shows how the agency may be short-changing the peer review process to achieve those goals. Some of the techniques … Continue reading

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Killing wolves could hurt, not help, livestock, study finds

If you believe this study, even for a minute, you need to read Michael Coffman’s article, Secret Science, in the Winter 2014 edition of Range Magazine. Coffman reveals the gory details of corruption, manufactured data, junk (un-replaceable) science, embezzlement, and … Continue reading

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Legislation Introduced to Ensure State Management of Sage Grouse

What really needs to happen is for the 1973 law to be repealed and the Environmental Protection Agency and the uS Fish and Wildlife Service dismantled. That would be a good start on dismantling the whole sordid mess. — jtl, … Continue reading

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Repeal the Endangered Species Act

by Jonathan DuHamel via Tucson Citizen The Endangered Species Act (ESA) should be repealed because it provides no positive incentive for conservation, it tramples on property rights, it destroys industries, it is very expensive, and it is ineffective. The ESA … Continue reading

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Regulating behind closed doors, the cozy relationship between the Feds and environmental groups

by Jonathan DuHamel via the Tucson Citizen When federal agencies can’t justify an action through normal channels, they seem to invite lawsuits from environmental groups, the settlement of which allows the agency to obtain court sanctioned, negotiated settlements that bypass … Continue reading

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