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2014 Renewable Fuel Standards and the Blend Wall

2014 Renewable Fuel Standards and the Blend Wall

The Blend Wall:  Ethanol and Biomass

This week, SEPP made a presentation at an EPA hearing on the 2014 renewable fuel standards(RFS) and 2015 biomass-based diesel volume. The purpose is to establish the annual percentage standards for cellulosic, biomass-based diesel, advanced biofuel, and ...

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Producers that Can Pump at $60/bbl Oil: Evan Smith

Producers that Can Pump at $60/bbl Oil: Evan Smith
As impressive as shale gas and oil production has been in North America, Evan Smith, co-portfolio manager of U.S. Global Investors' Global Resources Fund, expects 2014 to break records as producers move to a pure manufacturing process and drill multiple horizontal wells from a single pad. In this ...

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EPA Power Plant Regulations: A Backdoor Energy Tax

EPA Power Plant Regulations: A Backdoor Energy Tax

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed greenhouse gas regulations for new power plants, and forthcoming regulations for existing plants, will inflict higher energy costs on American families and businesses. The regulations, which will provide no meaningful environmental benefit, ...

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Assault on Coal Brings High Unemployment to Eastern Kentucky

Assault on Coal Brings High Unemployment to Eastern Kentucky

In 2008, Barack Obama explained his energy policy: "Under my plan of a cap-and-trade system, electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket. Even regardless of what I say about whether coal is good or bad." He went on to explain, "So, if somebody wants to build a coal plant, they can – it's just ...

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STUDY: Majority of States Losing Millions to Big Wind

STUDY: Majority of States Losing Millions to Big Wind

WASHINGTON — In a study released today assessing the distributional impacts of federal wind subsidies, analysts from the Institute for Energy Research found that 30 states and the District of Columbia are marking up net losses to fund the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) and pour millions of their ...

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History Falsifies Climate Alarmist Sea Level Claims

History Falsifies Climate Alarmist Sea Level Claims

Seas have been rising and falling for thousands of years – without help from the EPA or IPCC

Sea levels are rising rapidly! Coastal communities are becoming more vulnerable to storms and storm surges! Small island nations are going to disappear beneath the waves!

Climate alarmists have been making ...

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Lies My President Told Me

Lies My President Told Me

Climate exaggeration and prevarication bring horrid policies and massive wealth redistribution

“Under my plan, if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your healthcare plan, you’ll be able to keep your healthcare plan. Period. Nothing changes, except your ...

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Departing FERC Chairman Rejects "All of the Above" Energy Policy

Departing FERC Chairman Rejects

“If we’re going to take control of our energy future; if we’re going to avoid high gas prices every year, we need an all-of-the-above strategy that develops every source of American energy.” -President Obama, March 1, 2012

Wellinghoff’s Moment of Truth

Every once in a while, our politicians in ...

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Climate of Fear, Cash and Correctitude

Climate of Fear, Cash and Correctitude

Trashing real science to protect grants, prestige, and desire to control energy, economy, lives

Earth’s geological, archaeological and written histories are replete with climate changes: big and small, short and long, benign, beneficial, catastrophic and everything in between.

The Medieval Warm ...

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