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‘Promised Land’ Continues Hollywood Anti-Fracking Campaign

Even with its plot twist, Matt Damon’s “Promised Land” is more of the same Hollywood anti-fracking propaganda we’ve seen before. And it isn’t even great propaganda. It made only a little more than $4 millionits opening weekend, putting it at number ten in the weekend totals, right behind “The Guilt ...

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PEC Joins Fauquier County in Opposing Rights of Small Farmers

It is official.  The Piedmont Environmental Council has come out of the closet.  It is against “buy fresh, buy local.”

The PEC joined Fauquier County in opposing property and other constitutional rights of small farmers.  Talk about the worst kept secret in the county.

H.B. 1430, the ...

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Guatemalan Children Starve Due To Ethanol Mandates

Guatemalan Children Starve Due To Ethanol Mandates

The New York Times reports that ethanol and biofuel mandates in the U.S. and Europe are fueling rising hunger in Guatemala, which now has the fourth-highest rate of child malnutrition in the world — higher than in many less developed countries in Africa:

With its corn-based diet and ...

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Government of, by and for Activists

University think tank's lawsuit raises serious questions about the old and new EPA

Lisa Jackson's resignation as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency has focused attention on the "unfinished agenda" she leaves for this agenda-driven agency's next director (probably Clinton era ...

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IEA: U.S. Has Resources to Become World’s Largest Oil Producer

IEA: U.S. Has Resources to Become World’s Largest Oil Producer

In the latest confirmation of what is perhaps the most stunning energy-related development in decades, the Paris-based International Energy Agency predicts the United States will become the world’s top oil producer by 2020. IEA says the same advances in hydraulic fracturing technology that recently ...

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The Best-Positioned Companies for 2013: Phil Weiss

The Best-Positioned Companies for 2013: Phil Weiss

The trading ranges for oil and gas haven't changed that much since we last touched base with Phil Weiss, senior analyst at Argus Research, but the entire landscape for both North American and international oil and gas exploration has shifted dramatically. In this interview with The Energy Report, ...

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New Report: Extreme Weather Report 2012 Latest Peer-reviewed Studies

New Report: Extreme Weather Report 2012 Latest Peer-reviewed Studies

New Report: 'Extreme Weather Report 2012': 'Latest peer-reviewed studies, data & analyses undermine claims that current weather is 'unprecedented' or a 'new normal'

Presented at UN Climate Conference in Doha, Qatar on Dec. 6, 2012

Introduction:
The man-made global warming movement has officially ...

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US Energy Independence: The Next Big Thing for 2013?

 Energy investment is about more than just the commodities; it's about growth. That's why, for example, the emerging economies theme has been an important one for investors who know that every business and modern home in Brazil, Russia, China or the African continent will need to keep the ...

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Finally, the Right Mascot for Radical Environmentalists

Finally, the Right Mascot for Radical Environmentalists

Grizzly bears, sea turtles, and sandhill cranes—these kinds of critters most likely come to mind when endangered species are mentioned.

In the endangered species business they are known as “charismatic megafauna” and are often plastered across fundraising appeals. However, as the federal list of ...

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