Thursday, November 21, 2019
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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 per...
Premature Deaths Caused by EPA Power Plant Plan
Mark Febrizio |Institute for Energy Research Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its regulations on carbon dioxide emissions for existing electricity generating units, which the agency calls the “Clean Power Plan.” EPA claims the alleged benefits of the rule significantly outweigh the costs, and is requesting that...
VIDEO | WASHINGTON DC — The Institute for Energy Research, in a joint venture with The Heritage Foundation, released today a video telling the story of economic freedom, energy abundance, and job creation that are happening in North Dakota’s oil-rich Bakken shale formation. “A Fracking Miracle” provides first-person narratives...
Granato 1 - front steps
Pressure groups and government officials are seizing property – with no accountabilityThis is a story of raw power, collusion and government corruption. A story that is taking place in countless towns all over America. A story of “reinvented” government, where self-proclaimed private “stakeholders” and pressure groups set the rules,...
Part I traced the sustainable development movement to longstanding U.N. environmental and population initiatives with unmistakably Marxist goals. They talk about saving the environment, but most of the fine print refers to “equity,” “social justice,” “fair distribution” and other Marxist terms. “Global warming” is the latest scare tactic, but...
The Week That Was (February 20, 2010) Brought to you by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) Quote of the Week Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong. -Dandamis, Indian Sage c. 400 BC Perhaps the major environmental news of the week...
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Things have never been this dry for this long in the recorded history of the state of California, and this has created an unprecedented water crisis.  At this point, 1,900 wells have already gone completely dry in California, and some communities are not receiving any more water at all.  As...
Corn field
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 renewable energy programs may...