DIFW testimony on brook trout bill was embarrassing and inaccurate
The testimony of Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife on my bill to add new protections to our Heritage native brook trout waters was embarrassing, inaccurate, and very disappointing...
Revenue Stream: How An Environmental Rule Creates Jobs In Coal Country
We hear a lot about "job-killing" regulations. But in a corner of coal country, unemployed miners find an environmental law is creating jobs.
The Bundy family and followers are on trial again. Win or lose in court, theirs is a lost cause
The second set of trials relating to the armed standoff precipitated by Cliven Bundy and his sons is underway in Nevada. Even if the Bundys escape prison, their's is a lost cause.
OUT OF COMPLIANCE STATE MANAGERS THREATEN ANOTHER FISHERY
No, I’m not writing about red snapper today. I said “ another” fishery… I’m not even writing about the Gulf of Mexico (although I men...
Butchered shark fins seized from shrimp boat off Key West
Florida wildlife officers seized illegal shark fins found on a shrimp boat this week, an indication the illegal fishing blamed for driving down populations of shark is occurring in Florida waters.