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

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 […]

The Crazy Reason Two Auto Companies Were Fined $100 Million

November 5, 2014 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The federal government just fined Kia and Hyundai motors $100 million dollars. Was the culprit: A.) Sudden acceleration of vehicles. B.) Excess dirty pollutants spewing out of exhaust pipes. C.) Too much of a colorless, odorless nontoxic gas that will at best make an infinitesimal impact on climate change. If you […]

EPA’s Southern Discomfort: Kemper Coal Fired Power Plant Sees Yet Another Delay And More Cost Overruns

October 31, 2014 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ Background from TonyfromOz: This article is about Carbon Capture and Storage, (CCS) supposedly the saviour for coal fired power, but in fact a totally unobtainable process for the scale required. This process currently reported at the Kemper Plant is on a tiny scale, and the process cannot be scaled up […]

Networks Ignore EPA Protest By Mostly Democratic Union Members

October 9, 2014 by

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By Ken Shepherd ~ “More than 300 union members and their families from Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia gathered at the Environmental Protection Agency’s headquarters Tuesday to protest a proposal to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants that they said would kill jobs in Appalachia,” the Washington Examiner’s Zack Colman reported today. Colman also […]

States Plan For Higher Energy Prices Resulting From Obama’s Climate Plan

September 30, 2014 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ President Barack Obama told the United Nations General Assembly that nobody would get a pass when it comes to climate change. The President was referring to developing nations and the need for them to make emissions cuts, but his words hold true for those here in the U.S. as well. Nobody […]

Phony “Environmental Justice” At EPA

September 25, 2014 by

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The agency’s programs will actually wreak injustice on poor and minority families By Paul Driessen ~ Secretary of State John Kerry recently called climate change “the world’s most fearsome weapon of mass destruction.” The Environmental Protection Agency says it is “happening right now.” Based on these and other dubious claims, the EPA issued rules shutting […]

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