Environmental Protection Agency hid the risks of diesel emissions testing on human test subjects

By Rick Manning Once again, the EPA is under fire for not fully disclosing the cancer risks from diesel fume exposures to human test subjects.   But Senator David Vitter hit the nail on the head stating, ““When justifying a job-killing regulation, EPA argues exposure to particulate matter is deadly, but when they are conducting experiments, they say human exposure studies […]

More fraudulent science from EPA on sulfur in gasoline rules

By Paul Driessen The Obama Environmental Protection Agency recently slashed the maximum allowable sulfur content in gasoline from 30 parts per million to 10 ppm. The agency claims its new “Tier 3” rule will bring $7 billion to $19 billion in annual health benefits by 2030. “These standards are a win for public health, a win for our environment and a […]

Will the Supreme Court permit EPA climate fraud?

By Paul Driesson The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency. The case will determine how far EPA can extend its regulatory overreach, to control “climate changing” carbon dioxide from power plants and other facilities — by ignoring the Constitution’s “separation of powers” provisions, rewriting clear language in the Clean Air […]

No warmer now than it was in 2003

By Robert Romano No warming. That is what can be deduced from data compiled by NASA as it relates to temperature over the past decade. The average temperature in 2003 was 14.61 degrees Celsius. And the average temperature in 2013 was 14.61 degrees Celsius, at a growth rate of 0 percent. Yet, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere increased by more […]

Has the EPA lost its mind?

By Robert Romano Here’s a bright idea. When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issues a new regulation requiring retrofitting or that some new technology be used by energy providers, perhaps they should double-check to see if the technology actually exists yet. That is the subject of an amendment to H.R. 3826 by Chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology […]

Virginia Congressman warns EPA regs could cause brownouts

TAKE ACTION: Click here to urge your Congressmen to defund the EPA. By Robert Romano “There is the possibility of some brownouts.” That was U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith’s (R-Va.) take on the impact of recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations against coal burning power plants in a brief conversation with Americans for Limited Government on February 27. Rep. Griffith said […]

Putting an end to the EPA’s ‘secret science’

By Ron Arnold American taxpayers foot the bill for the Environmental Protection Agency’s costly regulations, and they have a right to see the underlying science. EPA bureaucrats routinely hide this public information, insolently foreshadowing President Obama’s recently outed code of ethics, “I can do anything I want.” As Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) bluntly forced the issue, “Virtually every regulation proposed by […]

02.26.2014 in Politics by NetRight Daily 1

The lame duck’s not-so-secret weapon

By Tom Toth Gearing up for heavy Congressional losses in November and the possibility of a Republican administration in 2017, Barack Obama has kicked his regulatory agencies into high—well, higher—gear for his remaining time in office. Obama, a chief executive who never possessed an aptitude for legislative influence nor maintaining public mandates for the policies of his party, knows that […]

EPA in the Supreme Court’s Crosshairs

By Tom Toth The United States Supreme Court heard arguments from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday on the extent regulatory agencies may rewrite legislation using regulatory powers to accomplish the political agenda of the Executive Branch. Specifically, the high court will determine if and/or how far the EPA has the Constitutional prerogative to use the Clean Air Act […]

02.18.2014 in Politics by NetRight Daily 22

Obama’s War on Coal: What possibly could go wrong?

TAKE ACTION: Click here to urge Congress to defund the EPA By Rick Manning The Washington Free Beacon headline read, “Report: Coal Power Plant Shutdowns to Accelerate, Industry, workers blame Obama EPA for layoffs as companies retire larger coal-fired plants.” The article by Lachlan Markay reported on federal energy regulators who predict: “Projected retirements of coal-fired generating capacity in [EIA’s […]

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