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The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast.
These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or firstname.lastname@example.org) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need.
Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
Search results for "Wise Use" ...
Former Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA), who supported natural resource industries such as timber and mining companies, was frequently at odds with the Native American community. This article is a good first step to learning more about Gorton's positions and issues facing Native Americans.
Tags: Department of the Interior; National Congress of American Indians; Boldt decision; fishing rights; salmon; Non-indian negotiating group; Endangered Species Act; ESA; timber; oil; gas; mining; campaign contributions; lobbying; Citizen's Equal Rights Alliance; CERA; Wise Use; Lummi tribe; casinos; treaties
Environmentalists and Republican Senator Mike Dewine support preserving Little Darby National Wildlife Refuge. But even with the Federal blessing, foes of the "Green Menace" are on their way to stage a heated display on Labor Day. Little Darby is but a single incidence of the increasingly violent sorties between environmentalists and groups now being called "anti-environmentalists." Organizations such as Sagebrush Rebellion and Wise Use are being peopled with the fringe of angry, violent, anti-government folks who'd steer hard right on anything, no matter what the facts are.
National Charities Information Bureau evaluates charities' policies, practices and operations. This brochure lists charities that meet all standards (board governance, statement of purpose, consistent activities, information, financial support and related activities, use of funds, annual reporting, accountability and budget). There is also a table indicating why other charities did not meet all the NCIB standards.
The American Prospect chronicles the story of the "wise use" movement--a coalition of timber, mining, oil, and grazing interests--has skewed the debate over land use. It is a tale of political contributions, well-connected lobbyists, and, most important corporate-financed grassroots organizing that has become a model for kindred political operatives around the country.
New Republic discloses how the Endangered Species Act is being attacked unfairly on all sides and faces extinction at the hands of Congress; critics claim that it costs the economy billions of dollars, deprives citizens of their property rights and doesn't protect species worth the trouble; analyzes the claims of wise-use advocates and others, Aug. 15, 1994.
Tags: DC CA Meyer ESA 6 pages
The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.) reports on the activities of Charles Cushman, an activist who argues against environmental protection and is an advocate of the Wise Use Movement, the Sagebrush Rebellion, National Inholders Association, Multiple-Use Land Alliance, and the League of Private Property Voters; finds that he uses manipulation and deception to provoke fear, gain followers and raise funds for his poorly managed businesses, May 17, 1992.
Tags: WA Callahan Wetlands
The Progressive reports on the rise of the Wise Use and Multiple Use Movement, which attempts to block efforts of environmental organizations; Wise Use advocates promote deregulation of the lumber and mining industries as well as clearcutting and stripmining of public lands; receives funding from industry and the Unification Church, October 1991.