Ray Ring's West

A quick note on natty gas as a bridge fuel

Ray Ring | Feb 10, 2010 04:45 PM
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Actually, several respectable centrist enviro-types have also gone on record saying that natural gas is a key bridge fuel, mainly to wean America off of [...]

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Understanding an oil group

Ray Ring | Feb 10, 2010 04:45 PM
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The Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States isn't as reasonable as it appears.

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Interior green

Ray Ring | Sep 10, 2009 06:30 PM
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Ken Salazar might belong on this list because I've expanded the definition since I began building the list weeks ago. At first I listed only [...]

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Obama greens

Ray Ring | Sep 10, 2009 06:30 PM
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Interesting exercise, Ray. But I'm surprised Interior Secratary Ken Salazar isn't on the list. Not sure whether he belonged to any green groups, but he [...]

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matter of degree

Ray Ring | Sep 10, 2009 06:30 PM
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Hi Matthew -- It's a matter of degree, as you know. Some groups are more likely to engage in collaboration than others, some more likely [...]

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Mr. Ring: Still awaiting your reply

Ray Ring | Sep 10, 2009 06:30 PM
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Thanks

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How do you rectify this in your own mind?

Ray Ring | Sep 10, 2009 06:30 PM
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Ray said, "The left wing enviros pretty much believe that enforcement -- laws and regulations, lawsuits and ranger patrols -- will protect the environment." Ray, [...]

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Left Wing Enviros

Ray Ring | Sep 10, 2009 06:30 PM
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In Ray's view "The left wing enviros pretty much believe that enforcement -- laws and regulations, lawsuits and ranger patrols -- will protect the environment." [...]

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left and right efficacy

Ray Ring | Sep 10, 2009 06:30 PM
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My question is what do the various shades of environmental groups accomplish? Does it matter what they espouse politically if they serve the environment? I [...]

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enviro wings

Ray Ring | Sep 10, 2009 06:30 PM
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The right wing of the enviro movement, as I see it, is composed of the free-market enviro think tanks (PERC, FREE etc) and their allies [...]

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About Ray

Ray has been a Western journalist since 1979. He's now High Country News senior editor, based in Bozeman, Montana. He's earned national recognition including a George Polk Award for political reporting, a Sidney Hillman Foundation Journalism Award for investigating oil-field accidents, and an Investigative Reporters & Editors scroll for going undercover as a prison inmate. He's had three novels published.