Anti-fracking chaos in Colorado

By David Wojick, Ph.D. The anti-fracking folks are trying a slick new strategy in Colorado. Instead of banning fracking they just make it impossible.

By |2018-10-18T13:57:15-04:00October 18th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Anti-fracking chaos in Colorado

EPA rolling back Obama’s mercury rule

The Obama administration originally found that forcing coal-fired plants to use the mercury control technology would cost an estimated $9.6 billion a year — the most expensive clean air regulation. This cost was far higher than the expected annual health savings of $6 million. However, the administration was able to rack up these health saving numbers by enabling the MATS Rule, with co-benefits adding another $80 billion, according to The New York Times.

By |2018-10-01T17:02:57-04:00October 1st, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on EPA rolling back Obama’s mercury rule

Doug Ford deep-sixing Ontario’s Green Energy Act

The Ford government has already canceled 758 renewable energy contracts signed by the Liberals. Ontario has some of the highest electricity rates in North America and its cost was a major issue in the recent provincial election that saw the Conservatives win a landslide majority.

By |2018-09-24T18:57:06-04:00September 25th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Doug Ford deep-sixing Ontario’s Green Energy Act