With time ticking away before the state legislature is set to take up SB 395; a bill which would lift the Wisconsin moratorium on sulfide mining, environmental groups are pulling out all the stops to kill the bill before it goes to the floor for a vote. According to the bill’s lead author, state Senator Tom […]
Newly declared Montana Supreme Court candidate Amy Poehling Eddy was part of a 2011 effort by left-wing environmental activists to convince the Montana Supreme Court to declare the atmosphere a “public trust” that deserved immediate protection.
Democrat Mary Burke mentioned a Park Falls, Wisconsin paper mill, which she claims she saved from closure after it briefly shut down in 2005, in her Monday announcement as a candidate for governor.
In negotiations between Colorado Springs and the Sierra Club, clean coal technology has been offered up as a casualty following the Sierra Club’s September 2012 threat of a lawsuit. The Martin Drake power plant is part of the community owned Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU), and has the net capacity to provide 254 megawatts of power […]
Colorado Springs, which as recently as the fall of 2012 had been ranked in the top 10 cities with the cleanest air, is being threatened with suit by the Sierra Club. The threat of lawsuit, an attempt to pressure Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) to close down the Martin Drake coal fired power plant, cites dozens […]
Voters First Ohio, the union front group working to replace Ohio’s political map-making process, is advertising a sharply left-leaning list of 22 campaign endorsements on its website. Although Voters First has maintained since this spring that the effort involves “a coalition of leading non-partisan organizations in Ohio,” a full endorsement list was not released for […]
Elise Jones, a figurehead of the environmentalist movement in the state, is now running for Boulder County Commissioner this November as a single-issue candidate. Jones is looking to transition from her current, longstanding position as head of the Colorado Environmental Coalition (CEC) into elected office for the first time, using the banner of energy and […]
A search of publicly available records reveals a web of connections between environmental groups in and out of Colorado. National and out-of-state environmental organizations have poured money into the coffers of various green organizations within the state of Colorado, money which then can be traced to lobbyists, activist efforts, get-out-the-vote (GOTV) operations, and candidates running […]
The Sierra Club is recruiting an army of volunteers to monitor phosphate mines in Manatee County with the goal of shutting down the regional job creators. The environmental activist group is launching the monitoring program after failing to convince the Manatee County Commission to block continuing operation of a mine in East Manatee County. Phosphorous, […]
Thousands of jobs, over a billion dollars of investment voted down 17-16