Long-time friend Mark Kirk (R-IL) has introduced legislation to create an unique national park in the Chicago area. Read about the proposed Pullman National Historic Park on the Senator’s website.
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 […]
Better late than never! A column by Grover Norquist and Patrick Gleason (both of Americans for Tax Reform), published in July, just came to our attention. “What’s clear is that, for at least the next two years, the White House, Washington Democrats and TV commentators will continue to portray Republicans as anti-environment. All while promoting […]
Last Fall, the German Embassy asked ConservAmerica to help recruit conservatives from around the country for a fact-finding trip to Germany. The purpose of the trip was to educate influential Americans on Germany’s clean energy economy. We assembled a delegation that included five Republican state legislators from across the country and one former Bush EPA […]
In 1900, Republican governors Theodore Roosevelt (NY) and Foster Vorhees (NJ) created Palisades Interstate Park and the Palisades Interstate Park Commission. “The Palisades” are a line of steep cliffs along the west side of the lower Hudson River, stretching from Jersey City, NJ twenty miles to Nyack, NY. They rise 300-450 from the river and […]
Representative Candice Miller (R-Michigan) calls for a revaluation of Lake Michigan water withdrawals. Specifically, she points to the withdrawal of water to float the Chicago shipping canal to benefit Mississippi River barge traffic. Great Lakes state harbor communities are faced with record low water levels, and are struggling to fund dredging to keep their harbors […]
The home state of ConservAmerica’s president, Rob Sisson, has a storied conservation tradition. Michigan has always been a national leader in public lands, parks, and water conservation. Many of the great conservationists in American history have passed time in the Great Lake state,and most likely at University of Michigan’s prestigious School of Natural Resources or […]
Read Governor Gary Herbert’s reflection on Earth Day here.