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Lawsuit filed in case of Hawaii’s false ballistic missile alarm

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/1/2018 at 5:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall that in January, a false ballistic missile alert was issued by emergency management staff in Hawaii. The result was wide-spread panic and...

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Two powerful earthquakes rock Alaska, causing widespread damage

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/1/2018 at 3:00pm
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The Earth has been on quite a roll recently . . . quite literally.

A pair of powerful earthquakes rocked Alaska early Friday morning, ripping apart roads, shaking buildings, and scaring residents getting ready for a peaceful, winter weekend.

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Wildfire control policy: Thinning and controlled burns

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 12, 2018 at 7:00pm 11/12/2018 at 7:00pm
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In light of the many destructive fires still burning in California, it might seem like a no-brainer that fires such as these could be made less severe by a more effective and frequent use of controlled burns and selective thinning of the forest and brush. But although that idea appears to...

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The Hell-Scape of California: Historic wildfires bring destruction and death

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 12, 2018 at 9:00am 11/12/2018 at 9:00am
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In the wake of the midterm election last week, I remarked to a friend that California remained Satan’s playground.

Little did I realize that this would be prophetic, as vast portions of our state have become a Hell-scape and over 20 people have died in devastating wildfires that are scattered across...

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Obama-appointed judge orders halt to construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/10/2018 at 12:00pm

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris has just ordered a halt to the construction of the $8 billion Keystone XL Pipeline, the next phase of the massive pipeline system, until further environmental analysis is conducted.

The decision comes as TransCanada is preparing to build the oil pipeline beginning in northern Montana, with pipe...

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SCOTUS rejects appeal to review Kavanaugh ruling on Obama-era EPA regulations

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/10/2018 at 1:00pm

Justice Brett Kavanaugh is already demonstrating why he is my favorite Supreme Court justice.

Kavanaugh survived a confirmation “trial” that rivaled nearly anything seen on the TV series Game of Thrones. Then, on his first day on the job, the court refused to hear an appeal of a D.C. Circuit ruling that...

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EPA Rolls Out New Coal Rules That Will Save Money, Reduce Pollution

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 7:30pm 8/21/2018 at 7:30pm
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Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the EPA, signed a proposal that will undo President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan and establish new rules for coal plants. From The Washington Examiner:

The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday morning released its plan, renamed the “Affordable Clean Energy Rule,” that the agency said would...

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San Francisco Launching New ‘Poop Patrol’ to Deal With Dirty Streets

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 7:00am 8/16/2018 at 7:00am
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While San Francisco has been doing its best to become a model progressive city by doing dumb things like banning plastic straws, its streets have gone to hell.

Human excrement on sidewalks has become such a pervasive problem that the city is launching a “Poop Patrol.”

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That San Francisco Straw Ordinance Also Bans Plastic Cocktail Sticks

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 6, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/6/2018 at 3:00pm
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Ah, California, land of the dumbest laws in the country.

The internet has spent the last few weeks mercilessly mocking San Francisco’s plastic straw ban. The city ordinance carries hefty fines and even jail time for violators.

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EPA: Maybe adding ethanol to gasoline wasn’t smart after all!

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 6, 2018 at 9:00am 8/6/2018 at 9:00am
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A hot, new report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) indicates that requiring ethanol made from corn and soybeans to be added to gasoline in the name of “environmental protection” is doing more harm than good. (more…)

 
 
 

Photographer of starving polar bear admits losing control of “climate change narrative”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 7:00am 8/1/2018 at 7:00am

It used to be that in traditional science you would start out with a hypothesis, gather data through testing, then form a theory.

When it comes to social-justice-based science, however, you formulate a narrative and proceed to distort the data to fit that narrative.
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California wildfires claim six lives and 19 are still missing

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 7:00am 7/31/2018 at 7:00am

The wildfires are still raging in California, and six people are reported dead and at least 19 are missing.

Tragically, the dead include a great-grandmother who was trying the save the lives of her two great-grandchildren. They were killed in the blaze that is burning near Redding, which has been named the...

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Massive Wildfires in Colorado and New Mexico Incinerate 27,000 Acres

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/3/2018 at 2:00pm
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Massive wildfires in Colorado and New Mexico have already incinerated nearly 30 thousand acres and forced hundreds to evacuate their homes.

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Kilauea emits “vog” as officials distribute thousands of dust masks for protection

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:00pm 5/19/2018 at 2:00pm
From NASA, space station - https://twitter.com/search?f=images&vertical=default&q=%40Space_Station%2C%20kilauea&src=typd

As predicted, Kilauea erupted violently on Thursday morning, spewing lava bombs and ash into the atmosphere.

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Brace yourself: It’s Earth Day 2018

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:00pm 4/22/2018 at 2:00pm

Brace yourself: Green justice warriors will be out in force this Sunday. It’s the 48th anniversary of Earth Day.

Every year since 1970, we have been treated to self-righteous, humanity-deriding antics of environmental activists . . . who usually leave mountains of garbage behind after their celebrations of Earth conclude.

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EPA Chief Scott Pruitt: The Weaponization of the EPA is Over

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 1:00pm 2/28/2018 at 1:00pm

President Donald Trump’s administration has already implemented nearly two-thirds of the 334 agenda according to the conservative Heritage Foundation, which is a pace faster than former President Ronald Reagan.

One of Trump’s biggest promises was to roll back regulations, especially those promulgated under the behemoth of the Environmental Protection Agency. New reports...

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California Officials Arrested for Illegal Hazardous Waste Dumping and Corruption

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:00am 2/27/2018 at 7:00am
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California’s politicians claim they want to stop pollution, but it appears the bureaucrats who actually implement the regulations our representatives promulgate have different priorities.

California’s attorney general has charged five former and current employees of Panoche Water District in central California with felonies fraud, abuse . . .

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