Browsing All posts tagged under »EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)«

Greens Are The Enemies Of Energy

August 18, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Here in America and elsewhere around the world, Greens continue to war against any energy other than the “renewable” kind, wind and solar, that is more costly and next to useless. Only coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear keeps the modern and developing world functioning and growing. The most publicized aspect is Obama’s […]

12 States Sue Obama Administration For Regulatory ‘Overreach’

August 8, 2014 by

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By Natalie Johnson ~ Coal country is striking back at the federal government in the latest “war on coal” battle. Twelve states are suing the Environmental Protection Agency to deter impending restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants. The states filed the lawsuit in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, accusing […]

The Hidden Persuaders Of The Environmental Elite

August 7, 2014 by

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If you like the EPA, you’ll love the EGA By Ron Arnold ~ America’s environmental agenda is set by elite foundations that decide which activists get the money. And they form “affinity groups” to collude with President Obama’s bureaucracy, which funnels tax dollars to Democratic advocates to enforce that agenda. Meet the conservation cash cartel […]

The Carbon TAX Scam

July 31, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ In a recent appearance before a congressional committee, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told them that the agency’s proposed sweeping carbon-regulation plan was “really an investment opportunity. This is not about pollution control.” If the plan isn’t about pollution, the primary reason for the EPA’s existence, why bother with yet more regulation […]

Is The EPA Really Interested In Your Criticism?

July 31, 2014 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Americans will get to have their say on the Environmental Protection Agency and its proposed regulation to fight climate change this week. The agency will hold public hearings in four cities to fulfill its promise to get stakeholder input and let everyday Americans comment on the proposed rule. But whether the […]

A Great Plan To Replace The EPA

July 24, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ For years now I have been saying that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must be eliminated and its powers given to the fifty states, all of which,have their own departments of environmental protection. Until now, however, there has been no plan put forth to do so. Dr. Jay Lehr has done […]

The Idiocy Of “Environmental Justice”

July 10, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ A news item in late June caught my eye. It was in the Washington Free Beacon and the headline was “EPA spends $1.6 million on hotel for ‘Environmental Justice’ conference.” The event will occur in the fall and the location is the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel. By its own description, […]

Liberal Media Fail To Report Soros Funding Linked To New EPA Regulations

July 10, 2014 by

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By Sean Long ~ The liberal media love to hate the Koch Brothers but are far less enthusiastic about connecting George Soros’ billions to liberal policies. On July 6, Coral Davenport of The New York Times revealed that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new regulations on power plant emissions were largely inspired by the work […]

Breaking EPA’s Climate Science Secrecy Barriers

July 2, 2014 by

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FOIA request seeks hidden data and analyses that agency claims back up its climate rulings By Paul Driessen and Lawrence Kogan ~ Can you imagine telling the IRS you don’t need to complete all their forms or provide records to back up your claim for a tax refund? Or saying your company’s assurances that its […]

Obama Continues His Attack On U.S. Energy

July 1, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The delay of the Keystone XL pipeline is a perfect example of the way President Obama and his administration has engaged in, not just a war on coal, but on all forms of energy the nation has and needs. Even his State Department admits there is no reason to refuse its […]

HuffPo’s Stein Asks If EPA’s Claimed Hard Drive Crash ‘Gives Credence’ To The IRS

June 26, 2014 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Wednesday afternoon, Huffington Post’s Sam Stein, whose track record of fundamentally dishonest reporting and refusing to admit the obvious even when caught red-handed goes back at least six years, used a tweet to promote an excuse even a six year-old wouldn’t dare try to use on his or her parents. Behold […]

The EPA Is America’s Other Enemy

June 20, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ While our attention is focused on events in the Middle East, a domestic enemy of the nation is doing everything in its power to kill the provision of electricity to the nation and, at the same time, to control every drop of water in the United States, an attack on its […]

Fixing Our Dictatorial EPA

June 20, 2014 by

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EPA, White House and activists must no longer deceive America and rule by executive fiat By Paul Driessen ~ Last year, Congress enacted 72 new laws and federal agencies promulgated 3,659 new rules, imposing $1.86 trillion in annual regulatory compliance costs on American businesses and families. It’s hardly surprising that America’s economy shrank by 1% […]

If It’s Wet, EPA Wants To Regulate It

June 13, 2014 by

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By Ron Arnold ~ President Obama’s shameful attacks on his fellow citizens are piling up: his “War on Coal” (a new EPA “climate” rule to destroy the coal industry) and his “War on Ranching” (a half-million-acre “national monument” smothering New Mexico ranchers), have now been topped by his “War on Everybody Else.” By that I […]

The Political Fallout From EPA’s Climate Rule

June 12, 2014 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ National Journal asked CFACT, “will last week’s announcement of new EPA regs to curb greenhouse gases on coal plants have any political fallout?” Well, of course! The announcement has already energized both proponents and opponents of the rules for the 2014 elections, and may well generate higher turnout at the polls […]

New Congress Must Rein In Runaway EPA

June 7, 2014 by

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The Supreme Court has abandoned “government of the people, by the people, and for the people” By Larry Bell ~ The current Congress has abandoned its legislative and oversight responsibilities as established by constitutional separation of powers protections in allowing unelected executive branch agency officials to impose de facto laws through regulatory fiat. None is […]

EPA’s Next Wave Of Job Killing CO2 Regulations

June 6, 2014 by

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Unleashing EPA bureaucrats on American livelihoods, living standards and liberties By David Rothbard and Craig Rucker ~ Supported by nothing but assumptions, faulty computer models and outright falsifications of what is actually happening on our planet, President Obama, his Environmental Protection Agency and their allies have issued more economy-crushing rules that they say will prevent […]

Predicting the Weather? The Climate? You’re Kidding, Right?

June 3, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ With some of the most sophisticated computers and satellites at its disposal, the U.S. Weather Service cannot tell you with any certainty what the weather will be in your area two weeks from now. It’s not that they don’t give forecasts beyond that a good try, but when you have to […]

The Regulatory Death Of Energy In America

May 30, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Before President Obama took office in 2009, the amount of electricity being produced by coal-fired utilities was approximately fifty percent of the total. Today it is approximately forty percent and, when the Environmental Protection Agency regulations take effect as of June 2, more such utilities are likely to close their doors. […]

Thune Seeks To Prevent Trillion-Dollar-Per-Year EPA Regulation

May 13, 2014 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moves forward with more stringent ozone regulations, it could be the costliest EPA regulation in history. Senator John Thune (R–SD) wants to make sure that doesn’t happen. In 2011, President Obama asked then-EPA administrator Lisa Jackson to withdraw the agency’s draft for more stringent National […]

The Supreme Court Helps The EPA Shut Off Electricity In America

May 1, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ April seems to be the month in which the Supreme Court devotes itself to decisions that have no basis in real science and can do maximum damage to the economy. Invariably, the cases are brought against the Environmental Protection Agency and are decided in its favor. In April 2007, the Court […]

Tower Of Pisa Policies

April 21, 2014 by

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Using lies to shore up policies built on shaky foundations of climate, peak oil and sustainability By Paul Driessen ~ Built on a foundation of sand, the Leaning Tower of Pisa would have toppled over long ago, if not for ingenious engineering projects that keep it from tilting any further. The same thing is true […]

More Fraudulent Science From EPA

April 1, 2014 by

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Finalized Tier 3 gasoline sulfur rules will bring bogus benefits at high health and welfare price By Paul Driessen ~ The Obama Environmental Protection Agency recently slashed the maximum allowable sulfur content in gasoline from 30 parts per million to 10 ppm. The agency claims its new “Tier 3” rule will bring $7 billion to […]

The EPA May Be About To Destroy Wisconsin’s Economic Recovery

March 31, 2014 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Wisconsin’s economy has been on the upswing, but Washington’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations could change all that. The Environmental Protection Agency’s prospective crackdown on new and existing power plants will drive up energy prices across the nation, but the proposed regulations will hit Badger State families and businesses particularly hard. The […]

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