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

Not News: Coal CEO Decries EPA’s ‘Political Power Grab Of America’s Power Grid’

July 27, 2015 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ n a speech at a Republican Lincoln Day dinner in West Virginia earlier this week, Murray Energy Corp. founder and CEO Robert Murray (pictured) decried the Obama administration’s determination to, as described at the financial news site SNL.com (to be clear, no relation to Saturday Night Live), “bypass the states and their […]

Take A Bow For The New Revolution

July 20, 2015 by

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Americans are less inclined to be fooled again, or to “smile and grin at the change all around” By Paul Driessen ~ From the outset, President Obama directed his powerful government agencies and congressional allies to help him “fundamentally transform” the United States. Too many of them were eager to nationalize the nation’s healthcare system, […]

EPA Targets The Airline Industry

July 15, 2015 by

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Still more regulation from the EPA’s fantasy-land rabbit hole By Larry Bell ~ On June 10 the EPA issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking which targets the U.S. airline industry for more “climate change” regulatory madness. Citing a 2012 D.C. district court ruling that requires a final agency determination whether aircraft greenhouse gas emissions […]

EPA Ruled By Cherry-Picking Junk Science

July 10, 2015 by

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Crony peer reviews, “secret science,” and false assumptions are the rule, not the exception By Larry Bell ~ The U.S. Supreme Court has finally blocked one of the Obama EPA’s most ambitious regulatory “Clean Power Plan” initiatives aimed at closing coal-fired power plants. A 5-4 decision ruled that the agency’s draconian new Mercury and Air […]

Obama And EPA Imperil Minority Welfare

July 7, 2015 by

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By Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek ~ The Obama Environmental Protection Agency and environmental activists frequently claim that climate change will disproportionately affect poor and minority communities. In their view, this justifies unprecedented environmental regulations, like EPA’s pending “Clean Power Plan” (CPP) to reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions from coal and gas-fueled […]

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 […]

Red Tape On Steroids — The Obama War On Consumers

July 2, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ Consumers and businesses won big at the Supreme Court on Monday. The justices struck down an Environmental Protection Agency regulation on coal-plant emissions on the grounds that the EPA failed to consider whether the costs outweighed the benefits. Not the cost to government, mind you. The cost to us, as […]

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