A Double Ban Gets a Double Reversal

A Double Ban Gets a Double Reversal

INTERIOR DEPARTMENT REVERSES ACTIVIST-INITIATED OBAMA-ERA BAN ON FARMING ACTIVITIES IN REFUGES by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Aug. 20, 2018) — I don’t pull my punches over destructive, inhumane or just plain lunatic policies demanded by extreme environmentalists. I criticize them, as well as friends and “good guys,” when I think they got it wrong on energy […]

Our Next Energy and Security Crisis?

Our Next Energy and Security Crisis?

IMPORTING 65% OF US OIL IN 2005 VS 100% OF MANY KEY MINERALS NOW (FROM CHINA AND RUSSIA) by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Feb. 26, 2018) — Oil and natural gas aren’t just fuels. They supply building blocks for pharmaceuticals; plastics in vehicle bodies, athletic helmets, and numerous other products; and complex composites in solar panels […]

Off to a Bumbling Start at Interior

Off to a Bumbling Start at Interior

IF THIS IS THE KIND OF HOUSECLEANING AND SWAMP DRAINING WE’RE GOING TO GET, WE’RE IN REAL TROUBLE by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Apr. 9, 2017) — Was it because there were too few senior Trump Administration officials in place to catch and stop it? Or because Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was new […]

Western Wildfires – Horrific, Devastating … and Unnecessary

NEW FIRE-FIGHTING TECHNOLOGY COULD HELP PUT THEM OUT.  WHY ISN’T IT BEING USED? by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Jul. 24, 2012) — Millions of Americans watched their evening news in horrified fascination. The Colorado Springs wildfire had doubled in size overnight, to 24 square miles – half the size of San Francisco – as 50-mph gusts carried […]

Chessboard Series: War on the Southern Border

U.S. GOVERNMENT PROTECTS THE ENVIRONMENT, NOT U.S. CITIZENS by Maj. Gen. Paul E. Vallely (Ret.) (Apr. 21, 2011) — We have raised the threat level of Mexico and the Southern Border. The threat from our Southern Border is greater now than the Middle East (except for Iran and proxies) and Afghanistan/Pakistan conflict. The inactions by […]

More than 130 lawsuits filed against BP over Gulf Oil Spill

EMBATTLED BP ASKS FOR STAY OF LAWSUITS; JUDGES HAND DOWN DIFFERING DECISIONS by Sharon Rondeau (May 27, 2010) — Lawsuits have been filed in at least five states affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill which occurred last month, the cleanup for which British Petroleum (BP) has been deemed primarily responsible. BP had asked […]