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Obama Chooses Energy Foe McCarthy to Lead EPA

Obama Chooses Energy Foe McCarthy to Lead EPA

President Barack Obama told reporters this morning he is choosing EPA Assistant Administrator Gina McCarthy, the architect of unprecedented restrictions on energy use and power generation, to become the new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Shale Envy: Why North America Is the Global Oil & Gas Sweet Spot

Shale Envy: Why North America Is the Global Oil & Gas Sweet Spot

With its wide open plains and existing infrastructure, services and workforce, North American oil and gas development is attracting admiration around the globe—and prompting other countries to scratch beneath the surface in search of their own shale revolution. Peter Dupont, oil and gas analyst at ...

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Apple to Face Questions about Membership in Controversial Trade Association

 Apple to Face Questions about Membership in Controversial Trade Association

Cupertino, CA/Washington, DC - At yesterday's annual meeting of Apple shareholders in Cupertino, California, Horace Cooper of the National Center for Public Policy Research plans to ask Apple CEO Tim Cook if the computer giant will stand firm against the adoption of mandatory sustainability ...

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Property Rights: Fauquier Board of Supervisors Scores with Popular Vote

At the last Board of Supervisor’s meeting on Valentine’s evening, Barrel Oaks Winery was given a legislative bouquet that was much better than the 18 fresh cut, long stem roses offered by flowers.com. They were given back their rights to free enterprisestolen from them in what one lifetime resident ...

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Survival of the Fittest in Energy Investment: Malcolm Gissen and Marshall Berol

 Times may be tough for energy commodities, but Encompass Fund Managers Malcolm Gissen and Marshall Berol are hard-core survivors. In this interview with The Energy Report, the dynamic duo share their tactics for winning in 2013 after decades of experience investing in uranium, oil and gas, ...

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The End of the Shale Era: Big Shift in Junior Oil Exploration

The End of the Shale Era: Big Shift in Junior Oil Exploration

The oil and gas game can be a tricky one for junior companies, but if played right the pay-off can be massive. At a time when juniors are risking a lot in volatile venues in the Middle East and Africa, Canada's Aroway Energy(ARW) is planting its feet firmly in homeland soil and in conventional ...

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U.S. Natural Gas Exports: Lift Restrictions and Empower the States

U.S. Natural Gas Exports: Lift Restrictions and Empower the States

With the glut of natural gas and low gas prices in the United States, energy producers are seeking to liquefy and ship domestic natural gas to foreign markets. Exporting natural gas would provide a huge boon to the U.S. economy since it would expand market opportunities for American companies, and ...

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For Gore, ‘Future’ Means Altered Capitalism, Democracy

For Gore, ‘Future’ Means Altered Capitalism, Democracy

For Al Gore, the perfect future is one in which democracy and capitalism as we know them have ceased to exist, conservatives have stopped promoting their smaller government agenda, and there is more regulation. 

“Capitalism, like democracy, must also be reformed,” the former vice president ...

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Are Conservation Easements Truly Protecting the Family Farm?

Are Conservation Easements Truly Protecting the Family Farm?

Richmond, Virginia  Febuary 8,  Donna Holt, Virginia Campaign for Liberty

Matt Lohr, Commissioner, Virginia Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, touts conservation easements as a means of "protecting the family farm" in his recent Cooperative Living editorial.

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