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

Study Finds Fracking Doesn’t Harm Drinking Water In Texas

June 20, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Hydraulic fracturing hasn’t contaminated groundwater in Texas, isn’t an earthquake hazard, and has been a boon for the state’s economy, according to a study released Monday. The new study’s conclusions on drinking water are in line with multiple other studies of hydraulic fracturing, popularly known as fracking. Hydraulic fracturing is the […]

Trump Takes On The Obama “Climate Change” Agenda

April 18, 2017 by

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By Roger Aronoff ~ The leftist mainstream media are outraged that President Donald Trump appears to be sticking to his campaign promise to “cancel” U.S. participation in the Paris climate accord. The headline in The Washington Post is “Trump’s energy review blocks Group of Seven from consensus.” Politico’s headline is “Trump’s climate demands roil U.S. […]

CNN Hyperventilates: Children Won’t Be Able To Breathe, Will Go To Jail If EPA Budget Is Cut

April 14, 2017 by

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By Kristine Marsh ~ Cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget are likely to hurt children the most, experts say https://t.co/MwrYwBSaYW pic.twitter.com/E66wkB2eFh — CNN (@CNN) April 13, 2017 CNN tweeted out an article Thursday morning fretting that kids will suffer undue harm if Trump’s EPA budget cut is passed. The long-winded article written by a […]

Trump’s Sweeping Executive Order On Climate Policy Has Been Sorely Needed

March 29, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ As promised, President Donald Trump has issued an “energy independence” executive order to undo several of the Obama administration’s climate change regulations. To the benefit of all Americans who desire affordable, dependable energy, the executive order will help energy companies establish some independence from overzealous regulators. Here’s what the order does: […]

Trump Eyes Politicized Climate, Energy Budgets

March 28, 2017 by

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Trimming the climate fat and refocusing on authorized agency missions By Larry Bell ~ The Trump Administration is taking a cool fiscal position on feverish global warming alarm-driven regulatory agendas. Politicized EPA, NASA, NOAA, and DOE programs will be targeted for special discipline. Curbing EPA overreach New EPA administrator Scott Pruitt is certain to withdraw […]

Those ‘Devastating’ EPA Reductions

March 13, 2017 by

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Budget and personnel cuts reflect environmental progress and essential regulatory reforms By Paul Driessen ~ The Trump White House wants significant reductions at the Environmental Protection Agency: two dozen or more programs, including a dozen dealing with President Obama’s climate initiatives; a 20% downsizing in EPA’s 15,000-person workforce; and a one-fourth reduction in its $8.1 […]

How Trump Can Clean Up The EPA’s Budget

March 2, 2017 by

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By Diane Katz ~ There were mixed signals from the White House on Tuesday about whether spending cuts or economic growth will fund the boost in defense spending that President Donald Trump reportedly will seek from Congress. Either way, this is an opportune time to dramatically reduce excessive regulatory budgets—that of the Environmental Protection Agency […]