Written by Rick Buchanan
If you own a farm here in Fauquier you are “special”. If you own a farm here in Fauquier you are now, after July 14, 2011, being treated in a “special” way. You are now so “special” that if you have a working farm that is being farmed by you to make a living, before you can sell a tomato from ...
Written by Marlo Lewis
On July 11, the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a prominent conservative think tank, hosted a secret, four-and-a-half hour meeting of pols, wonks, and activists, including several self-identified ’progressives,’ to develop a PR/legislative strategy ...
Written by Angela Logomasini
Here we go again. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has issued its 2012 Shopping Guide to Pesticides in Produce— which is the eighth edition to unfairly demonize healthy fruits and vegetables. EWG issues these reports annually using data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the ...
Written by Right Side News
IER Statement on Obama 5-year OCS Leasing Plan
WASHINGTON, D.C. — IER Senior Vice President Dan Kish released today the following statement about the Obama administration’s proposed final plan for development of energy resources on the Outer Continental Shelf:
Written by Spencer Flohr
In the wake of the Deepwater Horizon spill of 2010 there has been a proliferation of onerous regulation on drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. These policies have caused production in the Gulf to slow down dramatically. The result, not surprisingly, is higher gasoline prices according to a new ...
Written by Lachlan Markay
With all the gloomy economic news coming out of late, one bright spot flew under the radar last week: the United States is poised to be the proverbial center of the energy universe.
A recent study by Harvard Research Fellow Leonardo Maugerifound that the United States’ incredible shale ...
Written by Daniel Graeber at OilPrice.com
Iran announced this week that it's made its first oil discovery in the Caspian Sea in more than 100 years. The semiofficial Fars News Agency reports the find, in ultradeep waters, may hold the equivalent of 7 percent of the country's known national reserves. Iran has touted its ability to continue ...
Written by Nicolas Loris
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia unanimously upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) finding that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions are a threat to public health and the environment. Although not a surprising decision, the ruling is a ...
Written by Jen Alic of Oilprice.com
As global energy supplies come under increasing attack by non-state actors and private energy holdings become key targets of political maneuverings and criminal activities, Oilprice.com discusses the nature of the growing threat and how to reverse the risk with "smart power."
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