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The Real Costs of Conservation Easements: The History

The Real Costs of Conservation Easements: The History

Taxpayers are paying vast sums of money for the ability of some landowners to voluntarily give property rights to another entity.

This begs the question “Why am I paying for someone else’s charity”? After reading the following discussion of conservation easements, you should be asking your ...

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How Rich Rockefellers Battle the People’s Pipeline

How Rich Rockefellers Battle the People’s Pipeline

Rockefeller billions vs Canadian energy and sovereignty – and US jobs, security and families

Keystone Pipeline Route - WikiAmericans concerned about gasoline prices were encouraged by the Pew Research Center’s new poll, whose headline blared, “Keystone XL Pipeline draws broad support.” A score box ...

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Do We Have Enough Natural Gas?

Do We Have Enough Natural Gas?

While we are currently experiencing a glut of natural gas that has brought the price down from around $13 to around $3 per million BTUs, there are questions as to how long our natural gas supplies will last.

The debate that has caught people’s attention is over whether we should export natural gas, ...

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Boxer–Sanders Carbon Tax Would Empower EPA to Crush Booming Energy Economy

Boxer–Sanders Carbon Tax Would Empower EPA to Crush Booming Energy Economy

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The Climate Protection Act of 2013 (Boxer–Sanders bill) would inflict high costs on families, especially those in carbon-intensive states; thwart promising energy investment and development; destroy manufacturing jobs; risk triggering a trade war; waste money; fail to provide environmental ...

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Conservation Easements: A Vehicle for Land Confiscation

Conservation Easements: A Vehicle for Land Confiscation

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 ...

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Hydrogen Conundrum

Hydrogen Conundrum

Hyundai has just released a new hydrogen-powered car in New Zealand – the ix35 Fuel Cell SUV.

ix35 Fuel Cell SUV HyundaiIt 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 ...

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Higher Gas Prices the ‘Price of Cleaner Air’

Higher Gas Prices the ‘Price of Cleaner Air’

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 ...

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Maryland Moves Forward with Controversial Chicken-Waste Electricity Project

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.

Environmental Benefits Asserted

Green Planet Power Solutions presented a bid to state officials to ...

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Insight Into Smart Meters and the Hype Surrounding Smart Grid

Insight Into Smart Meters and the Hype Surrounding Smart Grid

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 ...

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