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OIG report states U.S. Gov. climate programs unreliable

Via WUWT and the Heritage Foundation, we find a truly amazing quote in a recently published OIG report. Lack  of oversight, non-compliance and a lax review process for the State Department’s global climate change programs have led the Office of the … Continue reading

07. February 2014 by Jason Hayes
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I’m just sayin’ … is all

Store this article away in the “things that make you go ‘hmmmm’” file. Only 6.6% of EPA Employees Considered ‘Essential’ … According to an EPA guidance, which Reuters obtained, the agency said it only had 1,069 of its 16,205 employees listed as “essential”. … Continue reading

04. October 2013 by Jason Hayes
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NETL green roof program

Here’s an interesting research program being carried out by the Dept. of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy. The program is researching the use of coal combustion residuals as alternative growing media (read: soil substitutes) for their “green roof” program. Living … Continue reading

22. July 2013 by Jason Hayes
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DOE-supported project demonstrates viability of CCUS

A joint industry/DOE project is demonstrating the commercial viability of carbon capture, use, and storage technologies in Texas. The project is currently capturing CO2, compressing and drying it, pipelining it to a “played out” oilfield near West Hastings, TX, and … Continue reading

25. January 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Feds approve wind farm developer to move on project that could kill 8 – 14 bald eagles per year

This story is absolutely amazing. Federal officials have given a developer the green light to move ahead with a controversial wind project in southeastern Minnesota that, if approved, would be the first time a wind farm has been given permission … Continue reading

24. January 2013 by Jason Hayes
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DOE completes first year of large-scale CO2 injection testing

The DOE is reporting success after completing the first year of testing in its research on carbon dioxide capture and storage in large saline aquifers. The test is studying the feasibility of capturing CO2 from an industrial source and storing … Continue reading

04. December 2012 by Jason Hayes
Categories: CCS, Energy, Environment, Good for you!, Government resources, Marketplace Information, sequestration, USA | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on DOE completes first year of large-scale CO2 injection testing

EPA accused of using fake names & email addresses to cover tracks

Several media outlets have been covering the growing story of EPA administrator, Lisa Jackson’s use of a second – hidden – email address and the fake name “Richard Windsor” to allegedly hide her activities from public view. While the facts … Continue reading

04. December 2012 by Jason Hayes
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November surprise: EPA scrambles to finish anti-coal regs

This Washington Examiner article explains how the EPA has massively ramped up its efforts to complete anti-coal greenhouse gas regulations that will effectively make it impossible to build new coal-fueled power in the U.S. Expectations are that EPA staffers are … Continue reading

04. November 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Consol forced to lay off workers as EPA holds up permits

More economic and social damage being wrought by the EPA’s continuing war on coal. Consol Energy, Inc. is being forced to lay off 145 workers and cease much needed infrastructure work in Mingo County West Virginia as chronic EPA inaction … Continue reading

01. November 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Rep. Ed Whitfield letter to President Obama rips EPA as a “rogue agency”

In an October 15th letter to President Obama, Representative Ed Whitfield (KY), Chairman of the House Energy and Power Subcommittee tore into the EPA for what Whitfield termed “costly freelancing beyond the bounds of existing laws.” Whitfield’s letter charged EPA … Continue reading

23. October 2012 by Jason Hayes
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