Wetlands? No Court for You!

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Share on Facebook Friend, “I have never proposed anything that I thought would be so well-received as this, that has fallen totally flat on its face.” That’s what EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy had to say about public reaction to the Obama Administration’s new rule to redefine “waters of the United States” (WOTUS). The pressure is […]

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Other 2014 Environmental and Land Use Legislation: Fracking, Brownfields, State Land Conservation, Private Easements, Wood Burning Furnaces and Running Bamboo

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A publication of Pullman & Comley, LLC The General Assembly passed noteworthy bills on six diverse environmental and land use subjects. Hydraulic Fracturing Waste A deceptively simple bill concerning hydraulic fracturing waste, PA 14-200, emerged as a synthesis of multiple options presented by competing proposals. Senate Bill 237 would have banned fracking waste outright. House […]

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Swamping Obama’s attack on property rights

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By trying to redefine the “Waters of the United States,” the Obama administration is attempting to pull off a land grab of unprecedented proportions. But just in the last couple of weeks, more than 30,000 concerned citizens have signedCFACT’s petition telling the administration to “Ditch this Rule!” We need your help to reach thousands and thousands […]

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Government to Farmers: Host Same-Sex Wedding or Pay a $13,000 Fine

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Should the government be able to coerce a family farm into hosting a same-sex wedding? In a free society, the answer is no. Family farms should be free to operate in accordance with the beliefs and values of their owners. Government shouldn’t be able to fine citizens for acting in the market according to their […]

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BLM To Re-educate Native Americans On How To Live With Nature; Mitigate Climate Change

Native Americans, infamous throughout human history for their notoriously scornful attitude toward nature and their lustful despoliation of pristine land, are about to get learned on how they can modify the way they interact with the environment and save their corner of the planet from climate change – all thanks to the missionary outreach of […]

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Armed BLM ‘Gestapo’ Threatening Rural Citizens

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By Sara Noble The Bureau of Land Management is a ‘gestapo’ according to officials who testified at a House hearing yesterday. We have the beginnings of gestapos in every government agency and they are growing in power under the perceived authority of the President of the United States who rules this country via executive orders and “guidance” memos […]

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“Extreme Weather” Talking Points”

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Democrats are working hard to convince the public that regulations to limit carbon dioxide emissions are necessary to avoid economic and ecological catastrophe, according to a memo obtained by The Washington Post. The memo from Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray, a Washington Democrat, tells members how to talk about global warming’s budgetary impact. The […]

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7 Towns Where Land is Still Free

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As small towns suffer from a continuing flight from rural toward-more urban living, some economic development groups and governments in these troubled areas have chosen to stay and fight. The Homestead Act of 1862 is no longer in effect, but free land is still available out there in the great wide open (often literally in […]

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Their Lives, Their Fortunes, and Their Sacred Honor

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Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence? Five signers were captured by the British as traitors, and tortured before they died. Twelve had their homes ransacked and burned. Two lost their sons serving in the Revolutionary Army; another had two sons captured. Nine of the 56 fought and […]

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