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 […]Full Story»
The catastrophic chemical spill that put 300,000 people in West Virginia out of public water for ten days inevitably raises questions about the safety and security of water systems nationwide. On Thursday, January 9, 2014 some 5,000 gallons of an industrial chemical called 4-methylcyclohexane methanol, spilled from a storage tank, into the Elk River about […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is pushing to control the waters of the United States. And at least one political leader is pushing back. “To let EPA begin to regulate all waters of the United States would have devastating impacts on rural towns, farmers and local governments,” says Congressman Mike Simpson, R-Idaho. His proposed legislation, called the […]
Urban Mining is the Way of the Future Background Around the world as historical commodity prices climb and metals and raw materials become more scarce and more valuable, utilizing and recycling all such materials is becoming more prevalent each day, starting new industries and creating jobs, and monetizing traditional waste streams. A recent book by […]
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