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Tag: Western Watersheds Project

August 19, 2010

Environmentalist shakedown?

Author: Damien M. Schiff El Paso Corporation is one of America's largest natural gas companies.  The company has been trying for some time to gain governmental approval of a natural gas pipeline that would run from Wyoming to Oregon.  Approval of the project, known as the Ruby Pipeline, was recently challenged by lawsuits from two ...

March 30, 2010

Another sage grouse lawsuit in the offing

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Yesterday, Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and two other environmental groups announced their intention to sue the United States Fish & Wildlife Service's decision that listing the sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is "warranted but precluded" by higher-priority actions.  ...