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Natural Gas Trucks: Progress, But No Breakthrough(Comments Off)

September 17, 2014

(Editor’s note: I recently attended a meeting on off-shore drilling potential off Virginia’s coast and the issue of natural gas fueled trucks came up and was briefly discussed. This article shows where we are in the nation on converting our truck fleet to natural gas.) The fracking revolution has led to an abundance of U.S. […]

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Most Don’t Believe EPA Definition On New U.S. Waters

During the week of August 18, 2014, I addressed the Iowa Drainage District Association regarding EPA’s proposed definition of “Waters of the United States.” The meeting in Ft. Dodge, Iowa, allowed farmland owners to learn about EPA’s proposal. I found the attendees had done their homework on the EPA proposed rule. My role was to […]

EPA’s Myths and Misinformation

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy spoke to the Agricultural Business Council on July 10 in Kansas City. One news report claims she said to forget about the myths and misinformation about EPA’s proposed interpretative rule for the Clean Water Act. I suggest you read Ms. McCarthy’s remarks. It is sad to see an Administrator give an […]

What Will New Greenhouse Gas Regulations Cost and Achieve?

In an op-ed about the Obama administration’s pending regulation of greenhouse gases from coal-fired electricity plants, Paul Krugman recently declared in his New York Times column that: The international community will join together to curtail greenhouse gases if only the U.S. would do so. The regulatory costs of “saving the planet would be remarkably cheap.” […]


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