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House votes on “war on coal”

The House voted (233-175) on Friday to pass the “Stop the War on Coal” Act. The vote was largely along party lines, however, 19 Democratic members did vote with the Republican majority to help pass the act. Not surprisingly, the … Continue reading

25. September 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Heritage Foundation: “Green Graveyard” list

The Foundry – the Heritage Foundation’s blog has published a list of 12 companies that received taxpayer money to advance the production of so-called green energy, but have since gone bankrupt. Government is actively attempting to “bankrupt the coal industry” … Continue reading

07. August 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Jackson is either delusional or she’s a liar

The latest claims from the EPA indicate that EPA Administrator, Lisa Jackson is either delusional, or she’s an out and out liar. Sincere apologies if this comment seems unusually abrupt, but Lisa Jackson is deliberately misleading the public on the … Continue reading

03. July 2012 by Jason Hayes
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EPA to tighten particulate matter standard

EPA has just published their proposed revisions to the NAAQS for fine particulate matter (PM2.5). The EPA proposal is available here. VanNess Feldman has an in depth review of the proposed standard.

02. July 2012 by Jason Hayes
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DOE loan recipient – Abound Solar – files for bankruptcy

A Colorado-based solar panel maker that received a $400 million loan guarantee from the Department of Energy has filed for bankruptcy. Abound Solar is reported to have drawn $70 million of the $400 million loan. Now, as it closes its … Continue reading

02. July 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Time for the EPA to stop putting politics before facts

Lance Brown with PACE has a good editorial in the Houston Chronicle where he argues that it is time for the EPA to quit with the political games and move back to regulation that is based in science and reason. … Continue reading

03. May 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Why can’t we be treated like everybody else?

This is a powerful video of Rep. Hal Rogers (KY) questioning EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson on the EPA’s refusal to approve Appalachian mining permits. It’s instructive to see Ms. Jackson and her staff struggling and scrambling to find one out … Continue reading

02. May 2012 by Jason Hayes
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50 Senior NASA experts decry “advocacy of extreme climate position” at NASA

Wow! The ship is apparently sinking a lot faster than was previously thought. (Hat tip to NoTricksZone.) Fifty senior NASA executives, astronauts, scientists, and engineers, with a combined professional experience of over 1,000 years, have come out openly in opposition … Continue reading

10. April 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Pardon us if we don’t believe you

A new Politico.com article may have inadvertently let a post-election cat out of the bag. “Uttered in 2008, still haunting Obama in 2012” looks at the political fallout suffered by the Obama campaign when then-candidate Obama gave an unguarded comment … Continue reading

06. April 2012 by Jason Hayes
Categories: CCT, CSAPR, Election 2012, Environment, EPA, Government resources, Jobs, Marketplace Information, Mining, Policy, Regulation, sequestration, Stream Buffer Zone Rule, Utilities | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Pardon us if we don’t believe you

Solyndra Jr.?

An wood-to-ethanol factory – Range Wood Fuels – that received $65 million in state and federal subsidies was sold Tuesday for “pennies on the dollar.” A New Zealand-based company – LanzaTech – which purchased the defunct ethanol producer  has received … Continue reading

05. January 2012 by Jason Hayes
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