Several weeks ago, outdoor writer Ted Williams wrote a particularly good piece titled "Robbed by RATS" published in "FlyRod and Reel" ( see http://www.wildwilderness.org/content/view/779/64/ ). The article explained, in depth, how recreation user fees are being used to facilitate the commercialization, privatization and motorization of recreational opportunities on our public lands.
You might think it difficult to find even one high-profile public figure willing to express unqualified support for someone as loathed as J. Steven Griles. Griles, who served as Interior Secretary Gale Norton's Deputy until being forced to resign for his refusal to cooperate in the investigation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff, is said to have pursued an anti-environment agenda more radical than that of Ronald Reagan's Interior Secretary James Watt.
Critical hurdles remain in path to restore river (Portland) -- Removing Condit Dam and restoring a free-flowing White Salmon River will have significant benefits to salmon and steelhead and overall river health, according to the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) released today by the Washington Department of Ecology.
The Century Foundation has established, in cooperation with the National Audubon
Society, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Environmental Defense Fund, the
Environmental Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, and former
colleagues of Peter A. A. Berle, a new award intended
Maybe we're all expecting too much from Obama, but this, well, makes me expect!
Memo to EPA Employees
DATE: January 23, 2009
TO: All EPA Employees
FROM: Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator-designate
I can think of no higher calling or privilege than rejoining
I got to know David well when I served on the board of American Rivers. He’s a super guy, highly intelligent and with all the right instincts. Salazar couldn’t have made a better choice.
Washington, DC – David Hayes, Vice Chair of American Rivers, the nation’s leading