The war on energy moves to the states.
California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has proposed banning a critical refinery process technology at two Southern California refineries that is required for manufacturing cleaner-burning gasoline.
New CFACT billboard exposes the uselessness of banning straws.
Reforming the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act statute seeks to better serve both the species it is supposed to recover and landowners caught up in the law’s cumbersome regulations.
It essentially asserts that indigenous, traditional farmers must be shielded from market forces and modern technologies, so that they can continue using ancient, primitive, “culturally appropriate” methods.
Scott Pruitt’s departure leaves Andrew Wheeler as the acting administrator of the EPA for the foreseeable future, with much speculation as to how the former lobbyist and lawyer will run the agency.
Free-market models and partnerships are increasingly producing better results for conservation than government intervention and over-regulation.
Amazing growth – while protecting environment, health and welfare from actual threats.
Have plastics have usurped dangerous manmade climate change’s role as the threat to planetary survival!?”
“When you allow PENNVEST money to be used to benefit one private business owner over another, what kind of Pandora’s box are you opening?”
How did we let the big government crowd make our environment their ruse de guerre?
The island’s demise was a human and Little Ice Age tragedy, not “ecological suicide”
Heartland Institute Senior Fellow (and CFACT advisor) H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D., reviews the achievements of President Trump's energy and environmental policies at the end of his first year in office, a list he says indicates "a tremendous start" -- as evidenced by the stock market, job growth, unemployment decline, business investment, and consumer confidence -- all helping to "make America great again."
West Virginia University professor James E. Smith and graduate student Alex Hatch report that the United States economy has begun to grow steadily despite falling oil consumption. Moreover, worldwide energy demand dropped significantly between 2013 and 2015 and the trend is continuing despite growing world populations and expanding energy availability. They note that , worldwide (not just in today's rich countries), the only thing limiting our future progress and comity is our imagination and ingenuity.
Thanks to the efforts of Big Corn and other lobbyists, the American people will continue to be required to dilute their gasoline and diesel fuel (and their miles per gallon) with ethanol and biodiesel -- in increasing amounts. CFACT Senior Policy Advisor Paul Driessen recounts how the renewables mandates are harmful to the economy, the environment, and many of the vehicles that do not run well with these additives. One day, the people will win this war against harmful mandates -- just not this day.