Although the Chicago EPA hearing yielded the typical mix of speakers, this time I noticed they were all wearing Sierra Club “Climate Action Now” shirts.
Author: Taylor Smith
The Heartland Institute has recently signed a coalition letter led by the Frontiers of Freedom urging Congress to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard when they consider reforming the law this Fall. The U.S. Environmental[...]
The Heartland Institute has recently signed a coalition letter led by the American Energy Alliance to “strongly urge a floor vote on the concurrent resolution, H. Con. Res. 24, expressing the sense[...]
The Illinois Legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill placing strict regulations on hydraulic fracturing last week, and now heads to Gov. Quinn’s desk where he has promised to sign it. SB[...]
According to IWF, the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families organization is “capitalizing on the natural anxieties of parents” to pressure the nation’s top 10 retailers into removing certain products that contain so-called “hazardous” chemicals.
The North Carolina House Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Energy and Emerging Markets narrowly passed a bill Wednesday that would slowly reduce and ultimately end the state’s renewable portfolio[...]
American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle spoke today at a press conference in Washington, D.C. declaring his opposition to a national carbon tax. Pyle was backed by a coalition of[...]
One of the world’s leading experts on energy, Daniel Yergin, has put together a timeline chronicling world energy history based on his Pulitzer prizing-winning book, The Quest: Energy, Security, and the[...]
A 40-page draft bill unveiled in the Vermont Legislature last week would place a three-year moratorium on wind projects with a production capacity of more than 500 kilowatts. The bill[...]
Reuters released an article today that assessed the economic damage the Midwest drought is having on the Mississippi River, and thus affecting the flow of valuable materials such as chemical, petroleum, and[...]
Climate activists are planning a demonstration this Sunday in Washington D.C. to apply fresh pressure on the President to reject the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, according to Ben Geman who[...]
Wisconsin may forever be known as “America’s Dairyland,” but a perhaps a secondary title could be “America’s Sandbox,” because Wisconsin is home to the finest and most economically valuable sand[...]
One of the most tightly-regulated industries in the United States today is uranium mining. In fact, if next year’s Virginia General Assembly decides to lift its current moratorium, a total[...]
Next January, WI. State Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) will introduce legislation to freeze Wisconsin’s renewable portfolio standard. Under current law, 10% of the state’s power must come from renewable sources[...]
Cato Policy Analyst Marian L. Tupy had a cool blog post about how capitalism can be good for the environment. But wait…don’t private markets and the unregulated pursuit of profit[...]