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Maybe you weren’t born with a silver spoon in your mouth, but like every American, you carry a deed to 635 million acres of public lands. That’s right. Even if you don’t own a house or the ...
by Congressman John Garamendi
Comment Count 64 comments on Wed Sep 21, 2011 at 12:52 PM PDT with 214 Recommends
Wildfires burn twice as much land as they did 40 years ago and the fire season is two months longer than in the 1970s because of climate change, the chief of the U.S. Forest Service told a Senate ...
by Magnifico
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 04:48 PM PDT with 76 Recommends
And you thought refusing to raise the debt ceiling was the only thing the House Republicans were working on to screw the country. Au contraire, mon ami, au contraire. The list of riders ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Jul 27, 2011 at 07:09 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
The short and the bitter of it is: On January 29, 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a version of the Farm Bill that includes language that would be disastrous for all National Forests :
by emmasnacker
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Feb 01, 2014 at 10:54 AM PST with 38 Recommends
Attorney General Eric Holder says the federal government will announce "relatively soon" how they intend to respond to the states of Washington and Colorado legalizing marijuana. An under-...
by Sagan
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Mar 09, 2013 at 03:30 PM PST with 33 Recommends
Well the BLM is at it again and this time they've ignored popular opinion and outcry to allow logging of the old growth forests on Mt. Hood. Bastards. Bastards, bastards, bastards! I know that ...
by Cedwyn
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Aug 11, 2007 at 02:47 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
We all know that the Bush Administration's energy plan includes exploiting our public lands through increased oil and gas drilling. While much of the debate over drilling for oil and gas has ...
by paprog
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Dec 29, 2006 at 10:46 AM PST with 27 Recommends
by emmasnacker
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Jun 08, 2006 at 08:49 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
by environmentalist
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Aug 29, 2006 at 06:27 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
This entry was written by HEIST co-producer/co-director Frances Causey. In 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant, hoping to spur development of the West, signed a law called the General Mining Act, ...
by donnyg1941
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 02:27 PM PST with 21 Recommends
I've blogged a couple times about this over the last few months, but recent photos have prompted me to write about this again. Oil and gas drilling has reached epic proportions in northwest ...
by paprog
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Mar 09, 2007 at 04:51 PM PST with 21 Recommends
by The Southern Dem
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Mar 24, 2006 at 10:33 AM PST with 19 Recommends
by Gallatin
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2005 at 12:01 PM PST with 19 Recommends
by Naturegal
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Mar 24, 2006 at 08:55 AM PST with 18 Recommends
I was reading an article in today's NYT about the wildfire in Arizona, and it reminded me of another story from last fall about a home fire in Tennessee. What is essentially a rather pedestrian ...
by Keith930
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Jun 07, 2011 at 02:22 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Good news comes to those who wait. The Obama administration has decided to defend the Clinton-era roadless rule in national forests. It's part of an extremely Obama-speak "new direction" for ...
by RLMiller
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Aug 15, 2009 at 07:29 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
How quickly can an ecosystem be destroyed? Try six years. Witness neglect and contempt by the Bush regime. The article referenced beneath the fold says more than I can say.
by willb48
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Jun 23, 2007 at 04:10 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
by faithfull
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Mar 22, 2006 at 04:28 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Several days ago, testvet6778 diaried about how a Federal Judge rules Bush admin Illegally Changed Forest Rules .
by xaxnar
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Apr 01, 2007 at 03:34 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
When the Con-Dems were elected, most of the comments revolved around the fact that there was not much of national industry left to privatise ... there was still the post office and a fight was ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Feb 19, 2011 at 04:15 AM PST with 14 Recommends