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Our President Needs a Science Lesson

Of his new plan to address climate change, President Obama says: This plan will cut the dangerous carbon pollution that contributes to climate change. For years, groups like the American Lung Association have warned us that carbon pollution threatens our … Continue reading

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Energy Week in Review

Headlines for the week ending March 29, 2013: Oil Spills Mount on Tracks Labor Union Blasts Rep. Ed Markey’s Opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline Eagle Ford Shale provided $61B economic boost to South Texas E.P.A. Plans Stricter Limit for Sulfur … Continue reading

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Energy Week in Review

Headlines for the week ending March 15, 2013: Obama announces plans to fund alternative fuel research Ethanol Surplus May Lift Gas Prices Japan extracts gas from methane hydrate in world first Dissident Shareholders Flex Their Muscle Excerpts and commentary below … Continue reading

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I Do Not Like It, Uncle Sam! I Do Not Like Your Clean Green Scam!

With apologies to Theodore Geisel Will government ever learn? Every time they try to fool the market with some cockamamie attempt at central planning, they create a discontinuity in the market. These discontinuities can often be exploited for gain. That’s … Continue reading

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“Crucifyin’ Al” Armendariz lands post-EPA gig. At the Sierra Club. #rsrh

Former EPA regional chief Al Armendariz, two months after resigning, joins Sierra Club’s anti-coal campaign Al Armendariz resigned as the Environmental Protection Agency’s regional administrator in Dallas on April 30, four days after Republicans demanded his ouster for comments he … Continue reading

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Remember the Keystone XL Segment Pres. Obama “Fast-Tracked”? Not So Fast…

EPA has concerns for pipeline near coast HOUSTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is concerned that permitting for the southern segment of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline could be insufficient and has asked for a more extensive review. An … Continue reading

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EPA and the White House Wash Their Hands of the ‘Crucifixion’ Mess

Earlier this week, a two-year old YouTube video surfaced that floated some raw sewage in the Obama Administration’s energy punchbowl. In it, EPA Region 6 Administrator Al Almendariz, speaking to a group of Texas citizens, chuckles while comparing his agency’s … Continue reading

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EPA Ruling Kills Shell’s Plans to Drill Offshore Alaska

A ruling by the Environmental Appeals Board of the EPA has scuttled Shell Oil Company’s plan to drill its initial exploratory test in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea. This is at least the second time drilling has been deferred or delayed due … Continue reading

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