Skip to comments.State sues San Bernardino County over global warming (Jerry Brown Alert)
Posted on 04/16/2007 4:34:36 PM PDT by Omega Man II
State sues S.B. County over global warming
April 13, 2007 - 11:04PM
SAN BERNARDINO Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. filed a lawsuit Friday against the county of San Bernardinos recently-updated general plan because it did not properly address global warming.
The lawsuit came just two days after a similar lawsuit was filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, the San Bernardino Audubon Society and the Sierra Club.
Brown filed the lawsuit under the California Environmental Quality Act on the basis that San Bernardino County failed to evaluate and disclose the impending impacts of the plan on climate change and air quality.
This is a tremendously important action by the attorney general, said Adam Keats, attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity.
First District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt questioned the value of the state suing the county.
If this is true, I would suggest that the state of California should be helping local governments build infrastructure and protect citizens from crime instead of suing us over what is at best a federal environmental issue, Mitzelfelt said Friday. In my opinion the attorney generals comments were adequately addressed in the General Plan update.
During the plans development, the attorney general along with the conservation groups had submitted comments that urged the county to analyze greenhouse gases and climate change in its blueprint for the future.
According to a press release sent out by the Center for Biological Diversity, the county chose to ignore the comments.
Mike Zischke, an attorney that specializes in the Environmental Quality Act and is working with county counsel, said the countys position is solid and they will defend the General Plan.
WTF? What about the other 57 counties? Is he going to sue them all too?
Didn’t he used smoke pot and have sex with Linda Ronstadt?
That’s the only way I’d have sex with her.
We'll recall all yer A$$e$!!! Now I gotta go read the artickle...
I think this is GREAT! They are starting to eat their own. Maybe they will p*ss off the Kali voters enough to cause people to see where this global warming stuff is really going.....loss of freedom and socialism.
Plus it's about time someplace other than Ohio was sued for pollution and global warming.
We should look at this as an opportunity to put Global Warming on trial. How can the state enforce a law that’s based on bogus science???
No, they are not “eating their own”.. San Bernardino is a Republican-leaning county:
San Bernardino County
John F. Kerry Democratic 227,789 43.6 43.6 Percent of Votefiller
* George W. Bush Republican 289,306 55.4 55.4 Percent of Votefiller
Michael Anthony Peroutka American Independent 1,473 0.2 .2 Percent of Votefiller
David Cobb Green 1,247 0.2 .2 Percent of Votefiller
Michael Badnarik Libertarian 1,714 0.4 .4 Percent of Votefiller
Leonard Peltier Peace & Freedom 1,248 0.2 .2) Percent of Votefiller
Well he used to hang out with her. There is still some discussion about his uh..."preference" as it were.
And this is the guy, I’ll remind you, that Michael Savage endorsed for AG.
How’s that workin’ for ya, Mike?
G.D. I hate these liberal dip-sticks!!! (well... almost hate)(they're really not worth hating)(but boy it sure is tempting)
“During the plans development, the attorney general along with the conservation groups had submitted comments that urged the county to analyze greenhouse gases and climate change in its blueprint for the future. “
I find it interesting how “urged the county” has morfed into “threatened the county”.
Talk about lacking standing...
AKA Democrats have made real estate investments and want the power to call the shots about where people get to build so that their contributors can cash in on the shortages.
Now, look at the graph and guess why Arnold is big on glow-bill warming.
Maybe some day the RINOs who supported this crooked grovelnator will figure out why he went left.
More S*** from the church of Global Warming.
I stand corrected! I didn't know there were any real conservatives left in the state.
“AKA Democrats have made real estate investments....”
LOL - So THEY were the dummies that ran everything up so fast ?
Just wondering ... where do you get the connection between real estate and global warming ? Unless you think that the price of land to put windmills on will skyrocket.
It certainly is, but not for the reasons this doofus would list, were you to ask him.
In spite of the historically recent abuse of the word, this is fascism in its classic form (look it up).
Even if global warming could be blamed totally or primarily to human activity (which it hasn't), this heavy-handed move by government is arbitrary and illegal, no matter what special-interest groups are driving it.
This is a clear abuse of authority. All environmental laws from the beginning were never intended to halt human activity entirely. The intent was to make sure that all impacts were identified and considered when a large proposed project directly affects adjacent areas.
All these "environmental" laws were promoted and passed with the understanding that the final decision to proceed with the project was entirely the agency administratively responsible for its approval, regardless of the impacts identified. That this has been perverted into a means of forbidding all future human activity is the unexpected consequence and contrary to every reasonable discussion prior to 1972.
I'm beginning to think that physical conflict will remain the only option to reverse this absurd administrative trend, and what is fundamentally a political war with physical dire consequences.
Remember, this is governor moonbeam we're talking about.
Why did you do it Mr. AG?
Because I can...
Savage live up-north with the other savages. He doesn't care.
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