Why do they celebrate when they take our property rights away?

Last Friday I attended a meeting of the Central Valley Flood Protection Board.  The Board unanimously approved a plan that has received both national and local coverage.  The plan will … ›

Blunt truth about the elderberry beetle and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

In response to PLF’s recent lawsuit over the feds’ failure to respond our elderberry beetle delisting petition, Nossaman’s Paul Weiland offers this remark: The fact that the Service recommended delisting … ›

So much for regulatory common sense: The sad tale of the valley elderberry longhorn beetle continues

When Pacific Legal Foundation petitioned the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in September 2010 to delist the valley elderberry longhorn beetle from the list of regulated species under the … ›

One step forward, two steps back for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The story of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the valley elderberry longhorn beetle is a frustrating one, demonstrating the absurd realities of federal environmental regulation and putting to … ›

An ode to invertebrates

The High Country News GOAT Blog has high praise for the Xerces Society and its 40 years of advocacy on behalf of invertebrates of all kind: Invertebrates are the planet’s … ›

PLF promises lawsuit over feds' unnecessary beetle restrictions

Author: Brandon Middleton On September 9, 2010, Pacific Legal Foundation made a simple request to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service: take the valley elderberry longhorn beetle off of … ›

PLF to feds: remove regulations for California beetle

Author: Brandon Middleton Does it make sense for the federal government to regulate a species under the Endangered Species Act that is in fact not endangered?  Of course not. Yet … ›

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Why do they celebrate when they take our property rights away?

Last Friday I attended a meeting of the Central Valley Flood Protection Board.  The Board unanimously approved a plan that has received both national and local coverage.  The plan will … ›

Blunt truth about the elderberry beetle and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

In response to PLF’s recent lawsuit over the feds’ failure to respond our elderberry beetle delisting petition, Nossaman’s Paul Weiland offers this remark: The fact that the Service recommended delisting … ›

So much for regulatory common sense: The sad tale of the valley elderberry longhorn beetle continues

When Pacific Legal Foundation petitioned the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in September 2010 to delist the valley elderberry longhorn beetle from the list of regulated species under the … ›

One step forward, two steps back for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The story of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the valley elderberry longhorn beetle is a frustrating one, demonstrating the absurd realities of federal environmental regulation and putting to … ›

An ode to invertebrates

The High Country News GOAT Blog has high praise for the Xerces Society and its 40 years of advocacy on behalf of invertebrates of all kind: Invertebrates are the planet’s … ›

PLF promises lawsuit over feds' unnecessary beetle restrictions

Author: Brandon Middleton On September 9, 2010, Pacific Legal Foundation made a simple request to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service: take the valley elderberry longhorn beetle off of … ›

PLF to feds: remove regulations for California beetle

Author: Brandon Middleton Does it make sense for the federal government to regulate a species under the Endangered Species Act that is in fact not endangered?  Of course not. Yet … ›

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Why do they celebrate when they take our property rights away?

Last Friday I attended a meeting of the Central Valley Flood Protection Board.  The Board unanimously approved a plan that has received both national and local coverage.  The plan will … ›

Blunt truth about the elderberry beetle and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

In response to PLF’s recent lawsuit over the feds’ failure to respond our elderberry beetle delisting petition, Nossaman’s Paul Weiland offers this remark: The fact that the Service recommended delisting … ›

So much for regulatory common sense: The sad tale of the valley elderberry longhorn beetle continues

When Pacific Legal Foundation petitioned the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in September 2010 to delist the valley elderberry longhorn beetle from the list of regulated species under the … ›

One step forward, two steps back for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The story of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the valley elderberry longhorn beetle is a frustrating one, demonstrating the absurd realities of federal environmental regulation and putting to … ›

An ode to invertebrates

The High Country News GOAT Blog has high praise for the Xerces Society and its 40 years of advocacy on behalf of invertebrates of all kind: Invertebrates are the planet’s … ›

PLF promises lawsuit over feds' unnecessary beetle restrictions

Author: Brandon Middleton On September 9, 2010, Pacific Legal Foundation made a simple request to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service: take the valley elderberry longhorn beetle off of … ›

PLF to feds: remove regulations for California beetle

Author: Brandon Middleton Does it make sense for the federal government to regulate a species under the Endangered Species Act that is in fact not endangered?  Of course not. Yet … ›

Why do they celebrate when they take our property rights away?

Last Friday I attended a meeting of the Central Valley Flood Protection Board.  The Board unanimously approved a plan that has received both national and local coverage.  The plan will … ›

Blunt truth about the elderberry beetle and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

In response to PLF’s recent lawsuit over the feds’ failure to respond our elderberry beetle delisting petition, Nossaman’s Paul Weiland offers this remark: The fact that the Service recommended delisting … ›

So much for regulatory common sense: The sad tale of the valley elderberry longhorn beetle continues

When Pacific Legal Foundation petitioned the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in September 2010 to delist the valley elderberry longhorn beetle from the list of regulated species under the … ›

One step forward, two steps back for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The story of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the valley elderberry longhorn beetle is a frustrating one, demonstrating the absurd realities of federal environmental regulation and putting to … ›

An ode to invertebrates

The High Country News GOAT Blog has high praise for the Xerces Society and its 40 years of advocacy on behalf of invertebrates of all kind: Invertebrates are the planet’s … ›

PLF promises lawsuit over feds' unnecessary beetle restrictions

Author: Brandon Middleton On September 9, 2010, Pacific Legal Foundation made a simple request to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service: take the valley elderberry longhorn beetle off of … ›

PLF to feds: remove regulations for California beetle

Author: Brandon Middleton Does it make sense for the federal government to regulate a species under the Endangered Species Act that is in fact not endangered?  Of course not. Yet … ›