On April 7, Wisconsin's Board of Commissioners of Public Lands voted 2-1 to ban those employed by the agency from doing any work pertaining to climate change or global warming while doing public lands related work.
Predictably, the president's Climate Action Plan has taken a lot of heat -- both for being too modest and too overbearing. But something is lost in framing the debate that way. More important is whether any plan will achieve actual results.
It's important to remember that ERM was chosen on behalf of State by TransCanada itself . Further, one of the ERM employees tasked to conduct the SEIS, as exposed in Mother Jones investigation, is a former TransCanada employee.