Conservation is a contact sport. We are very proud of a core group of members, led by the executive committee, in New Mexico who work tirelessly under the auspices of ConservAmerica to protect that beautiful state’s natural resources. Their recent advocacy has resulted in two big achievements: New Mexico’s fish and game department has partnered […]
A reporter from a Washington, D.C. political news media outlet called me yesterday to get my (ConservAmerica’s) comments on the toxic chemical spill in West Virginia. The spill from a Freedom Industries tank yard situated alongside the Elk River caused a “no drinking—no bathing” order to be issued for more than 300,000 people in West […]
Last week, a group of Republicans in Congress sent a letter to Chairman Calvert of the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. “We are writing to emphasize the high priority we and other members of our conference place on resolving the funding challenges facing the Land and Water Conservation Fund, our nation’s […]
This morning, we received a bulk email from a major green group crowing about “killing a proposed coal plant” in Michigan. Yes, ConservAmerica believes there are better options for consumers, industry, and the environment than coal. Our “Cleaner, Here, Now” energy policy is a pragmatic look at moving beyond coal. The small town newspaper reported […]
I live in St. Joseph County, Michigan. That’s the third county east of Lake Michigan, on the Indiana border. Residents describe it as “40 minutes east of Notre Dame”. The county has 60,000 residents, and our claim to fame is that we have more irrigated cropland than any other county east of the Mississippi. We […]
Tell us what you think! EPA Administrator explains the proposed carbon rules today.
Following on the heels of the Sabin article shared earlier this week, this interview of Naomi Klein by Jason Mark is even more pointed. “I think the Big Green groups are becoming deeply irrelevant. Some get a lot of money from corporations and rich donors and foundations, but their whole model is in crisis.” Click […]
This week, the Investigative Reporting Center at American University released a report connecting a little-known pledge signed by 143 members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 25 senators to inaction on climate policy. The pledge, published by Americans for Prosperity (the article links AFP to the Koch family), is ostensibly an oath to the […]