CEI Weekly: Endangered Species Act Being Exploited to Block Economic Activity

Friday, May 20, 2011





Feature: Myron Ebell was on CSPAN's Washington Journal this week to debate the Endangered Species Act with Bill Snape from the Center for Biological Diversity.

FEATURED VIDEO: Endangered Species Act Being Exploited to Block Economic Activity


On Saturday's Washington Journal, Myron Ebell and Bill Snape had a combative back-and-forth about the costs and benefits of the Endangered Species Act. Mr. Snape argued that more species should be added to the endangered list; while Myron countered that the Act has largely become a legal tool to block projects that are unpopular with certain environmental groups. The two experts also took several questions from callers. Watch the full segment here.






Free Market Groups Applaud Proposed Privacy Law Reforms

CEI's joint statement with TechFreedom and Americans for Tax Reform

IRS Global Data Sharing Threatens Bank Solvency, Privacy and Human Rights
John Berlau's testimony before a May 18th IRS hearing


Feds' Online Poker Shutdown Assaults Internet Freedom

Michelle Minton's post on BigGovernment


Hands Off Google

Wayne Crews' letter to the editor in The Washington Times


Regulatory Onslaught Threatens to Destroy Jobs, Drive Up Gas Prices

CEI's citation on John Boehner's blog


In Right's Energy-Subsidy Clash, Shades of Koch vs. Pickens

CEI's citation in The New York Times' Greenwire







May 18. 2011: Suing Chuck

E Cheese


Communications Coordinator

Lee Doren breaks down a

bizarre class action lawsuit

against Chuck E. Cheese’s.

The suit accuses the company

of offering gambling services

to minors.