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

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 […]

Members Of The ‘Independent’ EPA Advisory Committee Got $180 Million From EPA

March 27, 2014 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ How “independent” can an advisory committee be if 15 of its 20 members received an aggregate $180 million from the agency it is advising? That’s the question Ron Arnold raises in his recent Washington Examiner piece, which looks at the EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee’s Ozone Review Panel. It […]

US Electricity System In Regulatory And Terrorist Crosshairs 

March 24, 2014 by

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EPA and other Agencies pile on costs and delays, as saboteurs reveal acute vulnerabilities. By Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek ~ Government agencies are forcing us to spend countless billions on illusory risks and anti-fossil fuel mandates, while ignoring real threats to our livelihoods, living standards and lives. America runs on electricity. Our lights, refrigerators, […]

EPA Attacks Prospect Of World’s Largest Copper Mine

March 7, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I could write every day about some new obscene Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) effort to thwart energy the nation needs, forcing the shutdown more coal-fired plants and the mines that supply them. Goodbye thousands of jobs, goodbye electrical energy.  The White House has delayed the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline […]

Will The Supreme Court Permit EPA Climate Fraud?

March 5, 2014 by

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If it does, the impacts on our lives, livelihoods, liberties, and living standards will be enormous. By Paul Driessen ~ The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency. The case will determine how far EPA can extend its regulatory overreach, to control “climate changing” carbon dioxide […]

Obama’s War On America: Killing Coal To Kill U.S. Electrical Power

February 20, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ President Obama, supported by the Environmental Protection Agency, is seeking to deprive America of the use of its enormous reserves of coal in coal-fired plants that produce the electricity on which the economy and all life in America depends. This isn’t just a “war on coal”, it is a war on […]

Barely News: EPA ‘Carbon Capture’ Rules To Increase Wholesale Electicity Costs By Up To 80 Percent

February 19, 2014 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ You might think that journalists would consider the prospect of sharply rising electricity costs in a nation blanketed by an extraordinarily cold, snowy winter and buffeted by its accompanying high utility bills hugely newsworthy. You would be wrong. Searches on the last name of Julio Friedmann, the deputy assistant secretary of […]

Carbon Benefits Exceed Costs By Up To 500:1

February 18, 2014 by

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EPA “cost of carbon” analyses ignore huge benefits of hydrocarbons and carbon dioxide By Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek ~ The Environmental Protection Agency, other government agencies and various scientists contend that fossil fuels and carbon dioxide emissions are causing dangerous global warming and climate change. They use this claim to justify repressive regulations for […]

CFACT To EPA: Proposed Power Plant Regulations Nothing Less Than Industrial Sabotage

February 9, 2014 by

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From the Editor at CFACT ~ CFACT testified recently at EPA’s hearing on proposed emissions regulations for new power plants.  These regulations will make it nearly impossible to create a new coal-fired electricity plant in the United States at a time when China, India and even Germany are expanding their use of coal. CFACT senior […]

EPA Ban On Wood Stoves Is Freezing Out Rural America

February 1, 2014 by

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But the larger problem is the Sue and Settle sweetheart lawsuits through which Greens dictate policy. By Larry Bell ~ It seems that even wood isn’t green or renewable enough anymore. The EPA has recently banned the production and sale of 80% of America’s current wood-burning stoves, the oldest heating method known to mankind and […]

Climate Change Busyness

January 27, 2014 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Rather quietly, the Obama administration is putting together a climate action plan that it intends to implement without legislative approval. It’s a creative approach to governing. But the plan will drive up energy prices for American families and businesses without making a dent in global temperatures. When Congress refused to pass […]

Dirty Science In EPA’s War On Coal!

January 25, 2014 by

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In truth, the EPA and other federal agencies are at war with the American people! By Larry Bell ~ The EPA has issued a new regulatory assault on coal to prevent a climate crisis that doesn’t exist with a mandated solution which remains to be invented based upon claims which are unsubstantiated. They certainly didn’t […]

The EPA’s Agenda: Undermine Capitalism And America

January 24, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The Environmental Protection Agency has been in a full assault on the U.S. economy since the 1980s when the global warming hoax was initiated. It has been assisted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA. To put it in other terms, our own government has engaged in lying to […]

Obama’s War On U.S. Energy 

January 20, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ There is no reason for the U.S. to be in such a slow recovery from the financial crisis of 2008. If President Obama would get out of the way, our national debt could be dramatically reduced and hundreds of thousands of jobs would be created in the nation’s energy sector, leading […]

The Clean Air Act: EPA’s Charade To Justify Its War On Coal Plants

January 15, 2014 by

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Neither the science nor the current technological capability supports the EPA’s Carbon Dioxide rules for new coal fired power plants. By Larry Bell ~ The Environmental Protection Agency didn’t let a Clean Air Act requirement that mandated technologies be “adequately demonstrated” hinder their new performance standards ruling that puts a limit of 1,100 pounds per […]

Crooked Labs, Agencies And Prosecutors

December 29, 2013 by

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EPA’s Nifong and Beale prosecute U.S. hydrocarbons, jobs, living standards and health. By Paul Driessen ~ Former Durham, NC district attorney Mike Nifong was disbarred for withholding evidence from the defense and lying to the court in the trumped-up Duke lacrosse team rape case. Ex-Boston crime lab technician Annie Dookhan was prosecuted for faking test […]

The Supreme Court Is Undermining Science And Society

December 24, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The Supreme Court has taken up another case based on the Environmental Protection Agency’s campaign of lies that carbon dioxide is the cause of “climate change” and claims about the quality of air in the United States. The Court is composed of lawyers, not scientists. At this point in the present […]

Obama’s War On America’s Energy Needs

December 19, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The Obama administration’s relentless war on the nation’s coal industry and on the electrical power generation plants that depend upon it is one aspect of his war on America that doesn’t receive the attention it deserves. There is literally no basis, no justification for it, and yet the mainstream media tends […]

How The EPA Plans To Kill Jobs And Reduce Your Income

December 18, 2013 by

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By Amy Payne ~ How’s your heating bill? If you feel like you’re not paying enough, you’re in luck. President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pushing new regulations on power plants—regulations that will kill jobs, jack up your energy costs, and even end up reducing families’ income because of the impact on the prices […]

The Power Mad EPA

December 17, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Barely a week goes by these days without hearing of some new demand by the Environmental Protection Agency that borders on the insane. Increasingly, EPA regulations are being challenged and now reach the Supreme Court for a final judgment. This marks the failure of Congress to exercise any real oversight and […]

Environmentalism’s Endless Lies

December 12, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I am on the Friends of the Earth (FOE) email list and receive a steady stream of theirs and the Sierra Club’s lies about the environment. A recent FOE mailing stating that “Devastation from climate change has become all too frequent.” This is simply an outright lie. Inherent in natural events […]

Who Is Heather Zichal?

October 15, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The news on Monday, October 7th, included a notice that Heather Zichal (pictured) would be leaving her White House job as Obama’s “top adviser on environmental and climate issues.” And I asked myself who is Heather Zichal? In fact, Ms. Zichal had served in an advisory position for five years. In […]

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