October 19, 2017 pan-admin No comments exist

From the EPA press release: In fulfilling his promise to end the practice of regulation through litigation that has harmed the American public, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued an Agency-wide directive today designed to end “sue and settle” practices within the Agency, providing an unprecedented level of public participation and transparency in EPA consent decrees…

October 17, 2017 pan-admin No comments exist

The House Natural Resources Committee recently passed the following bills concerning the Endangered Species Act: H.R. 424 (Rep. Collin Peterson, D-MN), the “Gray Wolf State Management Act of 2017,” reissues the final rules from the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to delist the gray wolf in the Western Great Lakes region and maintains effective state…

September 18, 2017 pan-admin No comments exist

9/18/17     The Lands in Question   Part of the strategy employed by those vehemently opposed to ANY review of the lands under the Antiquities Act is confusion. With so much noise surrounding the issue; confusion can be a very effective tool.   Perhaps where environmental groups most mislead the public is in explaining…

September 15, 2017 pan-admin 3 comments

9/15/17   In building its Brand, Patagonia has tried to create a warm, outdoorsy, non-political friendship with its customers. While it maintains its warm, outdoors stance – the non-political thing has headed for the hills.   Clearly choosing its side in the Antiquities Act review, Patagonia has wielded its heavy hand.    The highly anticipated report…

September 11, 2017 pan-admin No comments exist

9/11/17   Protect Americans Now supporter Peter Spokus offers his perspective on 9/11.   9/11 is a flashbulb memory. I remember exactly where I was when I heard. I was driving to Albuquerque airport for a flight to Orlando when the first plane hit the World Trade Center setting off a fury of confusion and questioning,…

September 8, 2017 pan-admin 1 comment

9/8/17   Ranchers claim the U.S. government is stealing their water … and using an endangered animal to do it.   A battle is brewing in New Mexico over water. The forest service has fenced off land where the Goss family says they own the water rights. They say it’s all to protect the New…

September 6, 2017 pan-admin 3 comments

9/6/17   Our state’s producers work hard to feed their families—and all of us. That’s exactly why Protect Americans Now (PAN) fights hard to protect them.    PAN is dedicated to affecting and changing policy, through careful research of better solutions. We strive to provide a brighter future for generations of New Mexicans to come….

September 4, 2017 pan-admin No comments exist

9/4/17   Fun, fascinating facts about the Labor Day holiday   Monday, September 4, 2017 is Labor Day, in the U.S.  The holiday will be celebrated by families around the country with picnics, barbecues, road trips, and sports events.  It is the last blast of the summer vacation season.  Labor Day now is a federal…

September 1, 2017 pan-admin No comments exist

 9/1/17   As previous blogs outlined, the Endangered Species Act has move far from its original intent. In this article reprint from Forbes Magazine, writer Larry Bell outlines the “Sue and Settle” strategy.   “Sue and Settle “ practices, sometimes referred to as “friendly lawsuits”, are cozy deals through which far-left radical environmental groups file…