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Environmentalist Bette Midler Clear Cuts Hawaiian Estate

You can’t beat the truth, folks. Environmentalist Bette Midler (who, I think, is related to Barbara Streisand) faces state charges in Hawaii for illegally killing more than 200 trees on her estate.  The staff of the Board of Land and Natural Resources recommended $6,500 in fines for having the trees felled and for building a graded road without permits required for the land zoned for conservation use. Of course, she had the trees clear-cut in order to improve the environment, or so her publicist claims. Read more →