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

Special Interests Influence Costly EPA Regulations

December 20, 2014 by

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Sue-and-settle lawsuits exclude the public from participating in the regulatory process By Larry Bell ~ Collusive relationships between the EPA and powerful special interest Green organizations are producing regulatory policies and rules, imposing enormous penalties upon our constitutional freedoms, living and business costs, and national free market competitiveness. Revolving-door employment exchanges between private lobbies and […]

The New Congress Must Save The USA From The EPA

December 11, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ When the Republican Party takes over majority control of Congress in January, it will face a number of battles that must be fought with the Obama administration ranging from its amnesty intentions to the repeal of ObamaCare, but high among the battles is the need to rein in the metastasizing power […]

The EPA’s Man Made Cooling Crisis

December 10, 2014 by

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Obama shuts down power plants as colder seasons arrive By Larry Bell ~ As many prominent scientists predict a prolonged period of global cooling, new EPA regulations [courtesy of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, left] are likely to cause critical power shortages and consumer cost hikes. Bloomberg reports that the Brattle Group, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based consulting […]

Think Obama’s Executive Action On Immigration Was Outrageous? Check Out What He’s Doing At The EPA.

December 8, 2014 by

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By Stephen Moore and Kathleen Hartnett White ~ If you think President Obama’s unilateral exercise of executive powers granting near-blanket amnesty to illegal immigrants was an abuse of power, get a load of what this administration is doing over at the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan regulations are the most expansive […]

Take Your Pick Of Lies About Ozone, Methane Or Mercury

December 1, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Is it surprising that the Environmental Protection Agency continues to tell big fat lies about anything it wants to ban, but is reluctant to show the “science” on which the bans are based? There is currently a piece of legislation under consideration by Congress, the Secret Science Reform Act, to force the […]

EPA Proposes Extreme Air Quality Standards

November 28, 2014 by

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By Daren Bakst and Katie Tubb ~ The Environmental Protection Agency just released its proposed new standard on ground-level ozone, which is a component of smog. Every five years, the EPA is required by law to review and, if appropriate, revise these standards. In 2008, the EPA issued an ozone standard of 75 parts per […]

The Ethanol Mandate Proves The Government Is A Poor Central Planner

November 27, 2014 by

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By Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris ~ The federal government’s mandate to require Americans to use expensive, inefficient biofuels is so broken and dysfunctional it can’t even decide the ideal target amount of production. On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency again announced that it would not determine the amount of ethanol and biofuels required to be […]

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