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If Obama Wants More Solar Energy, Why Is He Making It So Expensive?

December 21, 2014 by

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By Bryan Riley, Nicolas Loris and Alden Abbott ~ President Obama has made it quite clear he wants to see more renewable energy in the United States. Then why is his administration making it more expensive? The U.S. government recently announced plans to impose taxes of up to 78.42 percent on imported solar parts to […]

Cap And Trade May Be Dead, But Bad Energy Policy Isn’t

January 21, 2010 by

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By Nick Loris With the election of Scott Brown and Senator Byron Dorgan’s recent comment that “it is unlikely that the Senate will turn next to a very complicated and very controversial subject of cap-and-trade, climate legislation,” the prospects for CO2 legislation are looking quite grim. But before American energy consumers can break out the […]

Concerns Loom Large Over Global Warming Bill

April 29, 2009 by

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Nick Loris. Republicans and Democrats alike are voicing their concerns over the Clean Energy and Security Act that includes a renewable portfolio standard, federal spending for clean energy technology, and above all else, a cap-and-tax program that would attempt to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Introduced by Chairman Henry Waxman (D–CA) of the House Energy and […]