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EPA Revision Of Obama-Era Fuel Standards Will Make New Cars More Affordable

April 4, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ In a victory for American families and consumer choice, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has announced the agency will be revising aggressive fuel economy standards set in place by the Obama administration. Working with the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the EPA will revise efficiency standards for […]

Coal Cuts Dangerously Clip Texas Power Capacity

March 20, 2018 by

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It could have been worse had Pruitt not halted the CPP By Larry Bell ~ As reported in the Houston Chronicle (chron.com), “Texas’ electricity grid operator expects the state’s power demand to hit an all-time high this summer, possibly requiring customers to reduce power consumption and triggering emergency measures to keep electricity flowing through the […]

Trump Is Repealing Obama’s Harmful Water Rule. Why Efforts To Stop Him Are Misguided.

February 3, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In 2015, the Obama administration finalized its infamous “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule—also known as the Clean Water Rule—that sought to regulate almost every type of water imaginable under the Clean Water Act. To its credit, the Trump administration is taking action to get rid of this rule by […]

EPA Ponders Regulating CO2

December 27, 2017 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The second shoe has dropped in EPA’s wondering about how to regulate CO2 emissions from power plants. As the shoe dropping metaphor suggests, EPA can now go to sleep for awhile. Everyone else is going to be very busy commenting on this complex issue. The first shoe dropped in October when […]

End The ‘War On Coal’

December 9, 2017 by

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Far from being a threat, coal continues to bring health, welfare, and prosperity to billions From the team at CFACT ~     Written by Bryan Leyland and Tom Harris ~ At the recent Environmental Protection Agency public hearing in Charleston, West Virginia, on withdrawing the “Clean Power Plan,” anti-coal activists were out in force: the Climate […]

UN Agency To Congress: Drop Dead

December 4, 2017 by

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IARC takes US money, manipulates studies, colludes with activists – and snubs Congress By Paul Driessen ~ The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in France has received over $48 million from America’s National Institutes of Health (NIH) to determine whether various chemicals cause cancer in humans. Of more than 900 chemicals it has […]

The Ethanol Mandate Promotes Swamp Dominance, Not Energy Dominance

November 14, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Samantha Block ~ Washington is known for political arm-twisting. There’s a good reason for that. It too often works, and it helps prop up bad policies like mandates to blend corn-based ethanol and other biofuels into our fuel supply. In September, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed cutting the volumetric requirements for […]