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CFACT To EPA: Proposed Power Plant Regulations Nothing Less Than Industrial Sabotage

February 9, 2014 by

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From the Editor at CFACT ~ CFACT testified recently at EPA’s hearing on proposed emissions regulations for new power plants.  These regulations will make it nearly impossible to create a new coal-fired electricity plant in the United States at a time when China, India and even Germany are expanding their use of coal. CFACT senior […]

Subsidies And Taxes Complicate The Future Of Nuclear Power

August 8, 2013 by

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By Robert Geringer ~ Rising maintenance costs and a sharp decrease in natural gas prices have put the future of some nuclear power plants into question. But other plants face retirement under the burden of specific taxes and anti-competitive green energy subsidies. Mark Cooper, a senior fellow at the Vermont Law School, recently published a report […]

Earth Hour Is Back. This Time, Try Turning Off Your Refrigerator

March 18, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Bjorn Lomborg on the mindless insanity of Earth Hour on Saturday, when global warmists will turn off their lights for just one hour: Notice that you have not been asked to switch off anything really inconvenient, such as your heating or air-conditioning, television, computer, mobile phone, or any of the myriad […]

Destroying America by Denying Access to Energy

January 22, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ It is the crime of the century that America, home to some of the world’s greatest reserves of coal, natural gas and oil, is being deliberately destroyed by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Interior as they do everything in their power to restrict access and drive energy […]

Coal Fired Misinformation

May 13, 2011 by

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Sometimes it’s not easy to sort the relevant information from all of the information available, and this is where a technical expertise is of great assistance. WikiPedia and its associated sites offer the ability for people to come into their sites and add information. As we are fully aware, this sometimes leads to information that […]

The Importance, And Necessity Of Coal Fired Power (Part 2)

January 12, 2010 by

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PART TWO OF TWO PARTS This Carbon Dioxide (CO2) ‘beat up’ has nothing whatsoever to do with the environment. If it was as dire as we are being told, Governments across the Planet would be immediately closing down the sources of those emissions, and the coal fired power sector is the largest of these emitters. […]

Why IS The Threat Of CO2 Emissions Dangerous? (It’s Not What You Think) Part 1

January 31, 2009 by

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PART 1 OF 2 PARTS Just how did we allow ourselves to be taken in by this? Here is a link to the genesis of all this current scare campaign about Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions. Read this very interesting article for some insight. What started just after the Second World War with someone applying for […]

A Tax That Might Be Too Good To Pass Up

October 1, 2008 by

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Average household electrical use pie chart. Chart from US Government EIA database. Click on image to open in a new window. This simple pie chart shows the average use of electricity in the residential sector. I’ll explain a little about it later in the post, but I just want to look at the bigger picture […]