Banning plastic grocery bags spreads disease

Count on at least two results from the outlawing of plastic grocery bags: increased energy use and environmental cost to produce more paper grocery bags; and increased spreading of germs from reusable tote bags at grocery stores, which is especially worrisome with coronavirus spreading.

By |2020-03-19T07:12:45-04:00March 18th, 2020|Regulation|0 Comments

White House moves to speed up approval of infrastructure projects under NEPA

Hoping to break the logjam that, for decades, has held up construction projects throughout the United States, the Trump administration Jan. 9 rolled out sweeping reforms of the 50-year-old National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

By |2020-01-15T21:28:39-05:00January 15th, 2020|Environment, Regulation|Comments Off on White House moves to speed up approval of infrastructure projects under NEPA

EPA still abusing wetlands regulation

Bad habits are hard to shed. And if you are a bureaucrat at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) who has become accustomed to throwing the agency’s considerable weight around, why turn over a new leaf?

By |2019-09-09T10:56:04-04:00September 10th, 2019|Regulation|Comments Off on EPA still abusing wetlands regulation