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

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 […]

Supreme Court Rules Against Obama’s Energy Regulation

June 30, 2015 by

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By Alex Anderson ~ The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a significant setback to the Obama administration and its environmental plan to curb emissions from power plants. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency must consider the financial costs of regulations to power plants. Commentary: Ruling Against EPA a […]

Dayaratna Testifies On The Impact Of The Clean Power Plan

June 26, 2015 by

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By Kirby Lawrence ~ Kevin Dayaratna, PhD, The Heritage Foundation’s Senior Statistician and Research Programmer, testified before the House Subcommittees on Energy and Environment regarding the impact of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan on Wednesday. Dayaratna testified that his research, based on a variety of simulations performed with the Energy Information Administration’s […]

EPA Analyst Exposes Climate Science Takeover

June 24, 2015 by

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“Environmentalism Gone Mad” at a politicized federal agency By Larry Bell ~ My friend Alan Carlin’s long-awaited book, Environmentalism Gone Mad (published by Stairway Press), discusses “How a Sierra Club Activist and Senior EPA Analyst Discovered a Radical Green Energy Fantasy.” Educated as a Caltech scientist and MIT Ph.D. economist, Carlin is a true environmentalist, […]

New Fuel Standards For Big Trucks Won’t Help The Environment

June 24, 2015 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently  proposed fuel efficiency standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks to reduce fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions. In the press release Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx remarked, “Once upon a time, to be pro-environment […]

Is EPA Helping Green Groups Raise Funds In Exchange For Favorable Research?

June 22, 2015 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ On first glance, this is a rather routine story in the environmental policy wars. A study published in the journal Nature Climate Change said researchers had found that if rules being considered by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce carbon emissions were enacted, it would mean 3,500 fewer premature deaths per […]

Are Airline Prices Going To Rise Because Of The EPA?

June 12, 2015 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ If we see airline prices go up in 2016, you might be able to thank the lawyers at radical environmental groups Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth. In response to a lawsuit by these organizations, the EPA has unsurprisingly announced a proposal that airplane emissions do “endanger the […]

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