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Relief At Last From The Misdirected Endangered Species Act

August 19, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ From 1968 to 1971 this author worked to establish a new agency of the Federal Government to protect our nations water supplies, our agricultural lands, our air quality, its waste disposal protocols, our surface and deep mining, our use of chemicals in the environment and everything else that could threaten […]

How To Solve Algal Blooms? Tech And Property Rights

May 18, 2019 by

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By Adam Houser ~ We’ve all been there – you and your friends or family are enjoying a beautiful day on the lake, fishing, boating, or swimming. Then a smell that seems like it could only come from the world’s largest porta potty comes wafting in. No, it’s not from your buddy Jim, despite the […]

Ralph Lauren: Turning Plastic Bottles Into Polo?

April 28, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ When it comes to clothing, most people prefer the look and feel of cotton or wool instead of polyester made from plastic. But the Ralph Lauren Company is looking to change that trend. In a press release last Thursday, Ralph Lauren declared it is reimagining its legendary polo shirt […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – April 8th 2019

April 9, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. President Trump caused quite a stir in a recent speech when he said that wind turbine noise could cause cancer. Of course the press immediately attacked him as being ignorant, dishonest, anti-wind, etc.  Since I wasn’t sure about the facts, […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – March 25th 2019

March 26, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: NY Turbine Leaseholders hit with Liens for Wind Developer’s Unpaid Bills Wind & solar are always ruinously expensive President Trump Seeking Major Cuts to Renewable Subsidies The Costs of Decarbonization… Green Tyranny Leaves EU Households, Economy in […]

Book Review: “Peak Plastic” By Jack Buffington

March 24, 2019 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ “Plastics… There’s a great future in plastics.” So said “Mr. McGuire” to Dustin Hoffman’s character, Ben Braddock, in The Graduate. Indeed, Mr. McGuire was prescient. In more than half a century since he gave his succinct advice, plastic products have become ubiquitous and cheap thanks to a super-efficient global supply chain […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – March 4th 2019

March 5, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Study: Renewables get outsized federal subsidies EIA: Solar Growth Could make it More Expensive, not Less Next money ‘crop’ for farmers? Solar panels Big Oil Is Investing Billions in Renewable Energy It’s Time to Sunset Some Renewable […]