Tag Archives: Blair Koch

(EnviroNews Nevada) — Reno, Nevada — In a move that will likely anger and disappoint environmentalists, the bi-state sage grouse population in California and Nevada probably will not be listed to the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Late Friday, the Dept. of the Interior (DOI) quietly announced Sec. Sally…

(EnviroNews Idaho) — Boise, Idaho — Private property rights for Idaho landowners have been ceded by the Republican party running the legislature. An example of this recently unfolded during 2015’s ongoing legislative session in Boise, Idaho, as lawmakers consider new rules for the oil and gas industry. One…

(EnviroNews Idaho) — Payette, Idaho — Southwest Idaho’s natural gas trade has just seventeen wells, of which only one is officially in production. As more infrastructure is needed to support the nascent industry some area businesses may be thrown under the bus to accommodate increased gas production. The…

(EnviroNews California) — Van Nuys, CA — Will not allowing prizes for California wildlife hunting derbies deter such events from taking place? Groups like Project Coyote certainly think so. On December 3, with a 4 to 1 vote, the California Fish and Game Commission passed a motion prohibiting…

(EnviroNews Idaho) — Payette, Idaho — Alta Mesa Idaho vice president and general counsel John Peiserich will not face battery charges stemming from a November 17 scuffle with EnviroNews editor-in-chief Emerson Urry. Urry has recused himself from his editing duties on this article. Prosecutor Bert Osborn released his…

(EnviroNews Idaho) — Boise, Idaho — Plans to build a nuclear power plant in southwest Idaho may be bust as a federal investigation spanning several years culminated with a grand jury handing down 14 criminal indictments against former executives of Idaho-based Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. (AEHI). Donald Gillispie…

(EnviroNews Idaho) — Rexburg, ID — After an outpouring of community concern a proposed medical waste processing facility, in eastern Idaho, the Madison County Planning and Zoning board voted to advise county commissioners to deny a conditionaluse permit needed for plans to move forward. Although the board voted…