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EPA regs force another plant to close

One more coal plant is closing thanks to extreme EPA regulations and green industry pressure. What makes this closure even more troublesome is the fact that AEP — the utility that runs the plant — had initially planned to convert … Continue reading

18. July 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Beyond Affordable

I’m glad to see the effort of the Partnership for Affordable Clean Energy getting out to the public. Their latest work is a website, titled “Beyond Affordable.” This website takes a look at a challenge that we have been facing … Continue reading

04. December 2012 by Jason Hayes
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“Crucify them” ex-EPA official now working for Sierra Club

Tell me again that there is no links between the EPA and the extreme green industry. Former EPA Region 6 Administrator, the fellow who famously described the EPA’s enforcement policy of “crucifying” noncompliant organizations, has officially joined the Sierra Club’s … Continue reading

02. July 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Sierra Club moves beyond coal to target natural gas

This article demonstrates something that I have been telling listeners in my writing and public speaking for years. When the environmental industry feels comfortable in its ability to attack and suppress one form of energy, they inevitably move on to … Continue reading

04. May 2012 by Jason Hayes
Categories: carbon, Energy, Environment, Marketplace Information, NIMBY, Utilities | Tags: , , , , | 4 comments

Sierra Club anti-coal campaign has cost >1 million jobs

A recently released study has revealed that, if Sierra Club claims are accurate, then their anti-coal campaign has cost as many as 1.24 million jobs across the country. The Sierra Club’s effort to transition away from coal-fired power in the … Continue reading

06. October 2011 by Jason Hayes
Categories: Careers, Energy, EPA, Jobs, Power Generation, USA | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

Sierra Club up to their dirty tricks again

In June of last year, I took part in a moderated debate with Bruce Nilles, head of the Sierra Club’s anti-coal group. We had a lively discussion and batted information and statistics back an forth for about an hour and … Continue reading

02. April 2010 by Jason Hayes
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