Written by Donna Holt
Martha Boneta's small 70-acre farm, previously the center of the famous "pitchfork protest", is once again under attack.
She purchased the farm with a Conservation Easement from the Piedmont Environmental Council. Conservation Easementsare touted as a means to protect resources such as productive ...
Written by Donn Dears
Hyundai has just released a new hydrogen-powered car in New Zealand – the ix35 Fuel Cell SUV.
It emits water from its tail pipe, so why isn’t it on the front burner for environmentalists?
Right now, environmentalists are focused on battery-powered vehicles, but ...
Written by Mike Ciandella
ABC, CBS, NBC promote new EPA regulations, undermine critics.
New EPA regulations could increase the price of gas by nine cents or more when they take effect in the next four years, American Petroleum Institute (API) scientists say. However, ABC, CBS and NBC news programs gave little credence ...
Written by Alyssa Carducci
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) announced his approval of a project to turn chicken waste into electricity, but the idea still faces opposition from consumer advocates and some environmentalists.
Written by Donn Dears
The hype surrounding the smart grid has resulted in smart meters being equated with the smart grid.
Smart meters can improve certain aspects of the distribution system, and can play a very limited role in efficiently managing the grid, but they do not comprise the major ...
Written by Ken Haapala
By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP)
The New Hockey-stick:
As anticipated, statistical expert Steve McIntyre is shredding the new hockey-stick reported (in Science on March 8) by Marcott, Shakun, Clark, and Mix (Marcott-Shakun). McIntyre has ...
Written by Paul Driessen
Obama appointees seek to impose ideological control over our energy, economy and property
Gina McCarthy, President Obama’s choice to replace Lisa Jackson at the Environmental Protection Agency, has been chastised for having lied to Congress, in claiming that EPA did not use “dangerous manmade ...
Written by Nicolas Loris
In order to compel American businesses and consumers to act in a manner that suits the federal government, various federal agencies have created mandates and energy-efficiency programs for vehicles, homes, manufacturing processes, appliances, and more since the 1970s.