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PLF on Earth Day 2010

April 22, 2010 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

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Richard Fields to discuss "Climategate" in Eureka this Thursday at noon

June 14, 2010 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Richard Fields of the Pacific Legal Foundation will speak to the Humboldt Republican Women Federated at the Elks Lodge, 445 Herrick Ave. Eureka at Noon on Thursday, 6/17/2010.  He will discuss regulatory and legislative initiatives designed to control climate by controlling carbon dioxide emissions.  Included in his di ...

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More Clean Water Act slight of hand

July 22, 2010 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author:  Reed Hopper In a recent "Dear Colleague" letter, Representative Oberstar claims his new bill, "America’s Commitment to Clean Water Act" (H.R.5088), would "restore, but not expand, the geographic scope of the Clean Water Act" that existed prior to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions in SWANCC a ...

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PLF files suit against EPA for failure to reconsider the Endangerment Finding

October 07, 2010 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author:  Theodore Hadzi-Antich Pacific Legal Foundation filed a lawsuit this week challenging EPA's refusal to reconsider its finding under the Clean Air Act that greenhouse gasses, mostly carbon dioxide, endanger public health and welfare.  In violation of a statute that has been on the books for decades, EP ...

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Makes you wonder!

November 10, 2010 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author: Reed Hopper In 2001, the U.S. Supreme Court declared the federal government did not have authority to regulate "isolated" water bodies, like ponds, puddles and mudflats that have no connection to navigable waters.  To find otherwise, the court noted, would violate the intent of Congress, the clear language of the Clean Water ...

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Fox and Friends Highlights Another Federal Land-Grab

December 15, 2010 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author:  Anne Hayes Does anyone believe the Clean Water Act was passed so that federal bureaucrats could force American citizens to pay outrageous fees just to build a little house on their own property in rural Idaho?  Well, the EPA does. Thursday morning at 6:50 a.m. Eastern, Fox and Friends co-anchor Steve Dooc ...

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Sacketts just asking for their day in court

December 16, 2010 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author:  Anne Hayes Early this morning, PLF clients Mike and Chantell Sackett had the opportunity to tell the American public about their story of abuse at the hands of EPA bureaucrats, when Fox and Friends co-anchor Steve Doocy interviewed them in his “It’s Your Land” feature. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comWatc ...

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Broken promises

December 30, 2010 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author: Reed Hopper Utah officials are not very happy with the Secretary of Interior's latest land grab.  Nor should they be.  As reported in the Salt Lake Tribune, Secretary Salazar is recanting on a hard fought settlement agreement and unilaterally making new law.   Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar annou ...

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PLF says feds are illegally speeding in push for greenhouse regs for vehicles

January 31, 2011 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author: Ted Hadzi-Antich Pacific Legal Foundation has called on the Obama Administration to halt its illegal rush to implement greenhouse emissions rules for heavy duty and medium duty vehicles.   The proposed standards should be submitted for independent scientific scrutiny, as required by law, and comply with mandated procedures ...