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Sarah Palin, Environmentalist

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Sarah Palin took a break from shooting Wolves and other large animals from a helicopter to make an appearance at the Sierra Cascade Logging Conference yesterday. She defended her environmental track record with the following statement- “We really do love our trees,” Palin said. “I named my daughter Willow. Isn’t that granola enough for them?”
While [...]

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Pacific Fishers

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

(press release excerpts in italics)
The Center for Biological Diversity is at it again, filing a lawsuit that challenges the ability of the timber industry to destroy the habitat of the rare Pacific Fisher - a relative of the mink and otter that has been decimated by historic fur trapping and logging of old-growth forests. Following [...]

Greenhouse Gas Lawsuits Filed Against Sierra Pacific Industries Clear-cutting Plans

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Excerpts from a press release that just arrived in our inbox -
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed lawsuits against the California Department of Forestry for illegally approving clearcut logging projects without properly analyzing the carbon emissions and climate consequences. The 15 logging plans … would clearcut more than 5,000 acres of California [...]