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Limits on states' influence over federal lands cut both ways

Last week, the Washington Times published my op-ed on PLF’s challenge to California’s ban on suction dredge mining. From the introduction,

If you ask a rural Westerner how he feels about federal lands, the response will likely contain plenty of four-letter words.

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States cannot veto Congress' decisions to put federal lands to productive uses

For decades, the federal government’s ownership of vast areas of the west, and its decisions to restrict the productive uses of these lands, have been… 401 more words

What sort of federal environmental reform will we get?

With a Republican-controlled Congress and a new, unpredictable President who campaigned against several of his predecessor’s high profile environmental policies, it seems all but inevitable that some sort of environmental reform is coming. 566 more words

Should you go to jail if you can't recognize every endangered species?

Over on PLF’s Liberty Blog, I have an update on a case that seeks to radically expand the reach of the Endangered Species Act’s criminal provisions. 362 more words

SB 1161: Makes Questioning “Climate Change” a Sue-able Offense. Criminal?

Did you donate to the Pacific Legal Foundation?  Do you support Americans for Prosperity?  Are you a member of the California Republican Party, which has a platform approving of all forms of energy, including fossil fuel (oil)?  42 more words

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