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.
Will Scott Pruitt's departure chill the determination of other Americans to take on the thankless task of government reform?
Politifact justified its ruling that EPA is telling a half-falsehood in stating emissions are down under President Trump by stating emissions – under the booming Trump economy – are not falling quite as quickly as they did under the stagnant Obama economy. The fact is U.S. emissions continued to decline -- just as EPA reported.
The UNEP-EPA memorandum is little more than an implementation tool of the Paris agreement and should suffer the same fate.
“What President Trump really did was declare an end to the war on affordable energy for Americans and signal that the world’s greatest republic was no longer going to going to stoop to extra-constitutional means to join governments around the world in seeking new ways to tax their citizens."
Trump should embrace (and expand) the court ruling that his Twitter account is a free speech forum.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is under attack and needs your help!
Pruitt’s Real Sin? Cleaning Up EPA.
That a lot of people need and would happily buy larger, stronger and more powerful vehicles is simply not allowed under the Cafe scheme.
State Department bureaucrats hoping to outlast the President, or do an end run around him to keep America in the Paris Climate Accord, just lost a great deal of ground. That's good news for those of us who care about sound science and constructive energy policies.
“Tillerson was a supporter of (global warming) at ExxonMobil and during his confirmation hearings. On this issue, Pompeo is definitely an upgrade."
As CFACT Senior Policy Analyst Paul Driessen explains, federal revenues from offshore drilling fell from $18 billion in 2008 to just $2.5 billion in 2016 thanks largely to Obama era policies while state revenues from closer-in rigs went up. The Trump-Zinke proposal would open federal waters (outside the 3-mile limit) to drilling, with huge potential revenues and contributions to national security. The planning and evaluation process, Driessen argues, should not be impeded.
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."
While China, India, and other nations are building new coal-fired power plants, the United States, which nearly a quarter of the world's coal reserves, is still following the path laid out by President Obama of phasing out coal production. Canadian analyst Tom Harris, whose home province of Ontario has banned all coal-fired power generation, explains that this stems from the myth that carbon dioxide is as dirty as coal.
An unhappy WashPo is cause for encouragement.