“More than four decades after the first Earth Day,” declared President Obama in an address this week, “millions of Americans have answered the call to protect the environment.
In August, armed federal agents raided the offices and factories of the legendary Gibson Guitar Corp. in Nashville and Memphis. And what were they going after? Gun smugglers? Cocaine cargo? No. The federal search and seizure sought to capture ... ready? Wood.
Combining FBI skills with the scientific expertise, a new team is exposing fatal flaws in the endangered species process that should bring every previous listing, and the entire process, into question.