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Coal Power

Coal, a black or brownish rock made from highly compressed plants that lived and died hundreds of millions of years ago, is the most plentiful fossil fuel in current use. The levelized cost (estimated cost assuming equal tax treatment) of electricity from conventional coal technology is 3.79 cents ...

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Fallacious Claims Prop Up Ethanol

Fallacious Claims Prop Up Ethanol

How can members of Congress still support rising renewable fuel mandates?

Arguments put forward to support ethanol and other biofuels hold water like sieves – leaking billions of gallons of precious fresh water that are required to produce this expensive, unsustainable energy.

These and other ...

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Green Policies Translate Into Less Food, Higher Prices

Green Policies Translate Into Less Food, Higher Prices

Thanks to misguided bureaucracy and fear mongering from environmental activists, myriad valuable products are disappearing from the marketplace. Walmart, Proctor & Gamble, and Johnson and Johnson are leading the way by following green advice to phase out a host of valuable chemical technologies ...

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EPA Proposed Rule Will Destroy U.S. Coal Industry

EPA Proposed Rule Will Destroy U.S. Coal Industry

On September 20, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is scheduled to release its new regulations for constructing coal (and natural gas-fired) power plants. The buzz is that these regulations are more lenient than those EPA proposed earlier. Regardless, either version will deny U.S. citizens ...

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Major New Report on Climate Science Says Global Warming Is Not a Crisis

First, this week's news from SEPP, you will find the information regarding the new report on global warming further down the page, with the press conference information details..

IPCC:On September 27, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is scheduled to release the first part of ...

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Need a Job? The Oil and Gas Industry is the Place to Go

Need a Job? The Oil and Gas Industry is the Place to Go

A number of reports recently have indicated that the oil and gas industry is responsible for a major increase in employment. The Energy Information Administration (EIA), using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, noted that between the beginning of 2007 and the end of 2012, jobs in the oil and ...

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Another Peak Oil Fad

Another Peak Oil Fad

Part One

For 70 years, environmentalists have predicted the world would see diminishing supplies of oil after reaching a peak in production. The peak never occurred and the peak oil fantasy has been put to bed, at least for the foreseeable future, by the emergence of large quantities of ...

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Hands Off Virginia Coal as E.W. Jackson Draws the Line on the EPA

Hands Off Virginia Coal as E.W. Jackson Draws the Line on the EPA

E.W. Jackson Pledges to Defy Not Comply to Defend Coal Jobs

E.W. Jackson, Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor in Virginia spoke to mine workers at the Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Company in Hurley, Virginia about the governments' attack on their jobs.

"The government's efforts to overregulate ...

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NYT Hypes Leaked Documents To Promote Climate Alarmism

NYT Hypes Leaked Documents To Promote Climate Alarmism

Front-page story claims ‘near certainty’ on warming,’ warns of dire impact of climate change even though IPCC says leaks were ‘misleading.’

The New York Timesis quick to forget the past when it doesn’t promote their agenda. In Nov. 2009, the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ...

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