Browsing All posts tagged under »Clean Air Act«

Obama’s Climate Plan Was A Failure On All Accounts

October 11, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The Trump administration is dismantling President Barack Obama’s climate legacy piece by piece, and this week it’s taking an axe to arguably the biggest piece. In an expected move, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt officially began the process of rolling back the incorrectly named Clean Power Plan. If the Trump […]

House Conservatives Cold On Climate Deal

April 29, 2016 by

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By Leah Jessen ~ Conservative lawmakers attacked President Barack Obama’s decision to make the U.S. part of an international agreement on climate change, calling the deal an attempt to circumvent Congress. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., said Wednesday at a monthly Capitol Hill meeting between House conservatives and reporters that Obama is “desperately seeking some type […]

What These State Environmental Officials Say Obama’s EPA Has Forced On Them

March 10, 2016 by

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By Natalie Johnson ~ The Environmental Protection Agency has overstepped its legal authority by imposing a regulatory agenda on the states, environmental officials at the state level testified Wednesday to a Senate committee. Randy Huffman, cabinet secretary at the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, testified that the EPA’s flood of environmental regulations since President […]

EPA/UN Energy Takeover

February 5, 2016 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ Does the UN’s Paris climate agreement provide EPA the power to unilaterally impose a cap and trade scheme on all 50 United States? Lawyers for climate pressure groups claim it does. They want EPA to use an obscure provision of the Clean Air Act, Section 115, to take total control over […]

Supreme Court Decision A Loss For Unelected Bureaucrats Trying To Drive Up Energy Costs

July 6, 2015 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The Supreme Court handed a victory to Americans concerned with unelected bureaucrats driving up energy costs by overturning a costly regulation that lacks any meaningful environmental benefit. With more regulations with similar high costs and meaningless direct benefits, now Congress and the states must step up to reject overzealous regulators—not rely […]

A Broken Reid Retires + More – Daily Digest

March 27, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “If men … give up any essential natural right, the eternal law of reason and the great end of society, would absolutely vacate such renunciation; the right to freedom being the gift of God Almighty, it is not in the power of Man to alienate this gift, and voluntarily become […]

The EPA’s Ozone Nightmare

February 19, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Putting aside its insane attack on carbon dioxide, declaring the most essential gas on Earth, other than oxygen, a “pollutant”, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently engaged in trying to further regulate ozone for no apparent reason other than its incessant attack on the economy. In late January on behalf of […]