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March 27, 2017

PLF to testify at congressional hearing on how ESA burdens development

It is a busy week for PLF’s DC Center. Our Executive Director Todd Gaziano will be speaking Wednesday at an event hosted by Senator Lee (Utah) to announce the release of an American Enterprise Institute paper coauthored by Todd and PLF trustee Prof. John Yoo. RSVP here. Tomorrow, March 28th, I'll be testifying on the ...

November 11, 2013

PLF levels the field against frivolous federal litigation positions

Recently, the House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation held an interesting hearing on "Threats, Intimidation and Bullying by Federal Land Management Agencies."  The witnesses, most of them cattle ranchers from Western states, poignantly summarized the legal and regulatory haras ...

December 13, 2011

The unassailable Endangered Species Act

Last Tuesday I had the honor of testifying before the House Committee on Natural Resources in Washington, D.C.  The title of the hearing was “The Endangered Species Act: How Litigation is Costing Jobs and Impeding True Recovery Efforts.”  My testimony addressed how the ESA is structured in such a way that it encourages environmental g ...