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Fracking: Greener than Green

Fracking: Greener than Green

Fracking is friendly to protected species and mosquito-devouring bats.

Williamsport, PA — A constant, mild hiss.

That was my chief observation when I returned to Anadarko Petroleum’s Landon Pad A, a natural-gas site in Lycoming County, PA. October’s quietude was totally unlike the cyclone of ...

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The President's 2015 Budget: A Masterpiece of Energy Wastefulness

The President's 2015 Budget: A Masterpiece of Energy Wastefulness

President Obama just released his fiscal 2015 budget[i] that spends lavishly on his pet projects including his epically-misnamed “all of the above” energy program.

But, instead of keeping miners in their coal jobs that historically supplied the nation with most of its electricity, he is putting his ...

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EPA's Californiacation of America: Tier 3 Standards

EPA's Californiacation of America: Tier 3 Standards

On Monday, March 3, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its Tier 3 regulations requiring U.S. refineries to further reduce their sulfur emissions from 30 parts per million to 10 parts per million beginning in 2017. EPA claims that to further reduce sulfur emissions would only ...

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Will the Supreme Court Permit EPA Climate Fraud?

If it does, the impacts on our lives, livelihoods, liberties and living standards will be enormous

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency. The case will determine how far EPA can extend its regulatory overreach, to ...

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New Spy Technology to Spawn Oil Revolution

The future of oil exploration lies in new technology--from massive data-processing supercomputers to 4D seismic to early-phase airborne spy technology that can pinpoint prospective reservoirs.

Oil and gas is getting bigger, deeper, faster and more efficient, with new technology chipping away at ...

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Supreme Court: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Case Update

Supreme Court: (From a Federalist Society Podcast)

"On Monday, February 24, 2014, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the highly anticipated greenhouse gas case, Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency.

The issue at hand is whether the EPA permissibly determined that ...

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Is the FDA Getting Out of Control?

Acting on its own volition, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is using the regulatory process to gain unprecedented control of food policy and remove dietary choices from Americans. Similar to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the FDA is pushing extreme policies to regulate in areas ...

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An Increase in Coal-Fired Plant Retirements Means Fewer Coal Mine Jobs

An Increase in Coal-Fired Plant Retirements Means Fewer Coal Mine Jobs

So, if somebody wants to build a coal plant, they can – it’s just that it will bankrupt them.” President Obama, 2008

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) is forecasting an increase in the number of coal-fired plants that will be prematurely retired due to onerous regulations by the ...

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Boundless Natural Gas, Boundless Opportunities: Interview with EIA Chief

The Energy Information Agency (EIA) has predicted that natural gas production in the US will continue to grow at an impressive pace. Right now output is close to 70 billion cubic feet a day and is expected to reach over 100 billion cubic feet per day by 2040. The trend is likely to continue without ...

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