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Recent Energy And Environmental News – February 15th 2016

February 16, 2016 by


By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Offshore Wind Turbine Maintenance Cost: “100 Times More Expensive Than A New Turbine Itself”! Professor Investigating Flint: Greed has Killed Public Science Oil Tax To Subsidize Wind Energy Electricity System Costs in UK, Denmark and Germany Wind […]

The Conservative Case Against Energy Subsidies

January 11, 2016 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ It’s hard to take seriously an article with a contradictory title such as “The Conservative Case for Solar Subsidies.” The words “subsidies” and “conservative” do not belong in the same sentence together when discussing energy policy, unless “eliminate” is in the mix. Here are some of the major problems concerning Ben […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – January 4th 2016

January 6, 2016 by


By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Wind Energy PILOTS Should Have To Pass a Benefits Test Tragedy: US GOP Budget Approves Billions for Wind & Solar A good explanation of the current wind energy subsidy situation Shafting taxpayers – promoting crony corporatism Germany […]

The Most ABSURD 2015 EPA Power-Grabs Of Dubious Legality

January 4, 2016 by


By Andrew Follett ~ CFACT has partnered with The Daily Caller and is pleased to share their expert insight and analysis at EPA has made a lot of power grabs of dubious legality over the last year, from forcing unpopular regulations through over the objections of Congress to illegally using social media to promote […]

The Omnibus Spending Package: Good Energy Policy, Bad Energy Policy

December 26, 2015 by


By Marita Noon ~ The decades-old legislation that prevented American producers from exporting oil is officially overturned—despite previous presidential threats to veto a bill to lift the oil export ban. That’s good policy. However, to get the support of “reluctant Democrats,” The Economist reports: “an additional five years of tax credits for wind and solar […]

Shafting Taxpayers – Promoting Crony Corporatism

December 18, 2015 by


Omnibus budget deal ends oil export ban, perpetuates renewable subsidies, redistributes wealth By Paul Driessen ~ President Reagan once said, “The nearest thing to eternal life we will ever see on this earth is a government program.” The omnibus budget package being negotiated on Capitol Hill is a perfect example. The wheeling and dealing is […]

5 Reasons Why We Shouldn’t Keep Subsidizing Wind And Solar Energy

December 15, 2015 by


By Katie Tubb ~ Proponents of energy subsides argue that they are necessary for any number of reasons such as, business certainty, to stimulate the economy, preserve jobs, combat global warming, compete internationally, and the like. But, in the long run, subsidies actually hurt the very industries they’re supposed to help by disincentivizing innovation and […]


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