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Labrador Announces FAA Appeal on Lava Ridge Project

[BOISE] – Attorney General Raúl Labrador announced an administrative appeal yesterday with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The appeal asks the agency to reconsider its determinations that the Lava Ridge project, a proposed wind turbine development on Bureau of Land Management property in Idaho’s Magic Valley, poses “no hazard” to aviation in the area. The vast […]

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Idaho, Kentucky, and Multistate Coalition Hands Significant Defeat to Biden Administration’s Green Agenda

Federal Judge Blocks Rule Targeting Gas-Powered Cars [BOISE]—Attorney General Raúl Labrador announced Tuesday that a federal judge blocked the Biden Administration’s highway emissions rule that tried to drive gas-powered cars off the road. As part of a 21-state coalition led by Kentucky, Idaho brought a challenge in the U.S. District Court for the Western District […]

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The BLM’s Solar Agenda

The current president has been hell bent on forcing America into a renewable energy waste bin, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is more than happy to participate. But the rush is on because the solar energy plan must be accomplished by 2035. BLM land has been littered with solar panels since 2012. Because of […]

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Are Electric Vehicles the Wave of the Future?

In recent months it has become abundantly clear that electric vehicles are no more than rich men’s toys. Sometimes I think I must be having a dream, but I do not seem to be able to awake from this nightmare. These vehicles are so expensive that only the very rich can afford them. In fact, […]

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A Message to Biden Administration’s Science Dept.

6,000 Things Made From Fossil Fuels Mr. President, The current drive to eliminate the use of fossil fuels is ill-advised, at least at the present time. This is true for the following reasons:

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Attorney General Raul Labrador Rejects Lava Ridge Wind Farm

Finally, Idaho has an Attorney General who actually stands up for the rights of the people he serves. We have published several articles about the dangers and hazards of the Lava Ridge wind farm project and finally Idaho’s AG Raul Labrador has taken a stand on this issue. In a letter to Kasey Prestwich at […]

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Don’t Let Lava Ridge Become Another Bunkerville

Idahoans probably remember the 2014 standoff that occurred between Cliven Bundy and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at Bunkerville, Nevada, and also involved Americans from across the U.S. coming to support Bundy.  The press described the scene as a law-breaking rancher and inappropriately labeled supporters “domestic terrorists” and other derogatory names.  These “terrorists” were blamed […]

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Is The BLM Violating Grazing Laws? Part 2

Grazing Coordination Plan This is long, but more importantly, the need to get the information out exceeds the length of the article. In Part 1, the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Lava Ridge Wind Project was reviewed for potential violations by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regarding grazing laws. Contained within the […]

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Is The BLM Violating Grazing Laws? Part 1

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lava Ridge project is part of a clean energy agenda between government and corporate partnerships that will degrade Idaho land. Idaho is caught up in this agenda through LS Power which plans to bring wind turbines to the Magic Valley. When Magic Valley Energy (MVE) is mentioned, it is […]

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Who Is Behind Lava Ridge?

Idaho has a crisis brewing in the Magic Valley area and every Idahoan in the state needs to pay attention. Lava Ridge is a proposed project on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land that would build up to 400 wind turbines, 7 substations, 248 miles of collector lines, 19 miles of transmission lines, 486 miles […]

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The Lava Ridge Project is another Climate Change Boondoggle by the Feds

This is what happens when the Feds own 62% of our land. Let’s take a trip down memory lane: To start we should discuss some of the great things that the BLM and the U.S. Forest Service have done for Idaho before we talk about these turbines. Do our elected federal Senators and Representatives in […]

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Stop Lava Ridge! Don’t Let the Feds Make Idaho a Vassal of California

It’s an easy sport for politicians to complain about Washington D.C. After all, D.C. is where so many ill-advised ideas are dreamt up and put into federal law, regulation, or judicial opinion. It’s much more difficult to find examples of federal overreach that everyone can agree on. The Lava Ridge Wind Project, however, is one […]

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