Browsing All posts tagged under »Obama Administration Environmental Policy«

The EPA’s Crooked Prosecutors

October 16, 2017 by

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It is time to rescind the finding Obama and Jackson used to sentence the coal industry to die By Paul Driessen ~ Suppose a crooked prosecutor framed someone and was determined to get a conviction. So he built an entire case on tainted, circumstantial evidence, and testimony from witnesses who had their reasons for wanting […]

Land, Energy, And Mineral Lockdowns

May 15, 2017 by

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Too many oil, gas, coal, rare earth and other vital resources are still off limits By Paul Driessen ~ President Trump has directed Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to review recent land withdrawals under the 1906 Antiquities Act, to determine whether some should be reversed or reduced in size. The review is long overdue. […]

The EPA Invites Secret Green Activist Lawsuits

November 3, 2016 by

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The result: regulations created in secret with zero input or knowledge by stakeholders By Larry Bell ~ Overreaching federal regulators, the EPA in particular, are getting lots of help from collaborating anonymous lawyers they pay to sue them. The Department of Treasury even maintains a special “Judgement Fund” to perpetuate these legal charades. Referred to […]

What The Candidates Need To Know About Yucca Mountain

October 19, 2016 by

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By Katie Tubb and  Jack Spencer ~ The final presidential debates take place Wednesday in Las Vegas. Given the location, a controversial issue sure to come up is that of a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain. The repository is designed to hold spent nuclear materials from national security activities and commercial nuclear power reactors. […]

Striking Down Obama’s Climate Legacy Has Its Day In Court

October 6, 2016 by

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America’s energy – and economic – future hangs in the balance By Marita Noon ~ President Obama’s flagship policy on climate change had its day in court on Tuesday, September 27. The international community is closely watching; most Americans, however, are unaware of the historic case known as the Clean Power Plan (CPP)—which, according to David […]

Obama, With Co-Star DiCaprio, Says Climate Change Skeptics Should ‘Pay Penalty’

October 5, 2016 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Barack Obama, joined by actor Leonardo DiCaprio at the White House, warned Monday night that the world is running out of time to counter climate change and the U.S. government must make laggards “pay a penalty.” “It takes time to ramp up these new energy sources, and we are in […]

Who Is Guarding The (Dictatorial) Guards?

September 27, 2016 by

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Regulators mete out fines and stymie growth, but are rarely punished for their own misconduct By Paul Driessen ~ Several years ago, Wells Fargo Bank discovered that employees had boosted sales, by opening some 2 million deposit and credit card accounts without customer knowledge or authorization. Over the next few years, the bank fired more […]