Category: Energy Policy
Not only did the EPA essentially invent the notion that PM2.5 kills, it has spent almost $600 million commissioning “scientific” research to prop up the claim.
A key reason that air quality has improved is because more Americans than ever are now relying on natural gas, and burning natural gas emits fewer pollutants into the atmosphere than burning coal.
Lachelt, a Democrat who is running for reelection this year, listed Earthworks as her employerwhile reporting a September 2015 donation to her own campaign. It was puzzling, because Lachelt supposedly quit her career in activism to become a county commissioner. Could she really have been working as an environmental activist, as well as a public official, all this time?
President Obama has made good on his pledge to bankrupt the coal industry. And don’t expect his administration’s like-minded allies’ war on fossil fuel carnage to end there.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); they’re passing these regulations that are intentionally designed to shut down our domestic energy industry.”
McCarthy says, “That’s what… reinventing a global economy looks like.”
Yet another jab in the regulation department was delivered this week when the now hilariously named Environmental Protection Agency announced new methane emission standards which will essentially accomplish zero, zilch and nada in terms of total greenhouse gases but will be cripplingly expensive for the energy industry.
Abengoa, which has gotten $2.7 billion in federal subsidies, filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection after already filing for bankruptcy in Spain.
Implementation of the CPP is estimated to cost $300 billion by the National Economic Research Associates. Who will pay for this? You and me.
The economic, environmental, and political realities of a Carbon Tax include will have crushing economic, and minimal environmental effects.