Pentagon Touts Millions Spent Working With Left-Wing Environmentalists To Combat Threatening Flora
by Micaela Burrow, Daily Caller News Foundation, April 18, 2023
The Marine Corps has spent millions on removing mangrove trees from a base in Hawaii and cooperated with a left-wing environmental group, according to a pamphlet intended to inform officials on how to deal with invasive species.
The pamphlet, appearing to have been created in 2011 and titled “Commander’s Guide To Invasive Species,” was just one of several visual materials and presentations from contractors and Department of Defense (DOD) officials offered to showcase the department’s efforts to adapt to changing environmental conditions at an Earth Day celebration event held at the Pentagon Monday.
Installation leaders at Marine Corps Base Hawaii have devoted “millions” to clearing out invasive mangrove species that “interfere with military readiness” and partnered with environmental groups, such as the local Sierra Club chapter, to shovel out the aggressive plants, according to the pamphlet....
The Sierra Club Hawaii chapter and the Marine Corps did not immediately respond to the Daily Caller News Foundation’s request for comment.
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AMN: Marine Corps spent millions clearing trees with ‘environmental and social justice’ group