12 July 2012 0 Comments

Marcellus Shale and Federal Regulations: EPA and Energy Productivity

Daniel Horowitz posted at RedState 27 June 2012 and warns of Federal EPA regulations that inhibit hydraulic fracturing on on Federal lands.  The concern is not only that there is less oil and natural gas drilling but that the Federal Regulations will “leak” over to state. Can we really think that the regulatory regime at […]

11 June 2012 0 Comments

Coal Mines Closing Down Part 1- Closing Down Coal Mines to Prevent Anthropogenic Global Warming

President Barack Obama’s Administration Energy Policy NO COAL. President Obama came into office promising to bankrupt the coal industry. Through the EPA he has followed up on that promise, and coal producers are warning that the agency’s latest rule may kill off a huge swath of their industry…  The website was updated by Obama 2012. […]

28 September 2011 0 Comments

EPA Grants Part 2: More on EPA Grants to China

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Gave $1.29 Million to China  Thursday, June 02, 2011 Fred Lucas (CNSNews.com) – The Environmental Protection Agency has given at least $1,285,535 in grants to China to promote environmental research in the country. Two of those grants were awarded during the Bush administration; four were awarded during the Obama administration. The […]

27 September 2011 0 Comments

EPA Grants Part 1: Environmental Protection Agency’s Grants to China and to Greens

The Heritage Foundation’s FOUNDRY reports: May 26, 2011 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does things differently. While the People’s Republic of China holds over $1.1 trillion of our debt, EPA is busy giving grants to China (see here, here, here, here , here, and here). The Chinese grantees include their Ministry of Environmental Protection. Could the EPA be less responsible with […]

24 September 2011 0 Comments

General Electric Receives EPA’s First Greenhouse Gas Waiver: Rent Seeking Corporatism on Public Display

RedState’s Tabitha Hale points out an obvious economic principle and draws our attention to yet more special treatment for one of the  Obama Administration’s favorite Big Businesses Tabitha Hale goes on to explain “Rent Seeking”, “Waivers” and how regulations give government agencies control of Big Business and how Big Business is all too willing to […]

22 August 2011 0 Comments

Foreign Aid Part 1: Millions in Taxpayer Subsidies to China and Russia

The cash was distributed via 65 foreign grants that don’t even include Canada and Mexico, according to a report issued this week by the House Energy and Commerce Committee and obtained by Judicial Watch, a public-interest group based in the nation’s capital. Among the enraging foreign handouts are $1.2 million for the United Nations to promote […]

31 July 2011 0 Comments

Ethanol: The EPA’s Mandate is the Subsidy

The Environmental Protection Agency is Ethanol’s friend and proponent of Big Government Corporatism, the Public-Private Partnership, advancing Corporate Socialism at the expense of the productive, job creating Forgotten Taxpayer , Free Markets and Individual Freedom. In October 2010, the EPA mandated that 15% ethanol be mixed with gas in model years 2007, about one in […]