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Coal Industry on the Rocks, Other Fossil Fuels Targeted(0)

April 27, 2016

The great white environmentalist sharks smell blood in the water. It’s gushing from mortally wounded US coal companies that the Obama EPA has gutted as sacrifices on the altar of “dangerous man-made climate change” prevention and other spurious health, ecological and planetary scares. Peabody Energy, Arch Coal, Alpha Resources and other once vibrant coal producers […]

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Mad Max Coming to an Electric Grid Near You?

Two years ago Iranian hackers infiltrated the control system of the Bowman Avenue Dam, a small structure used for flood control in Rye, N.Y., about 20 miles from New York City. The hackers never took control of the dam, and no damage was done, but U.S. officials say the incident highlighted the vulnerability of a […]

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Climate Treaty will Harm U.S. Future

By Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek The recent Paris climate talks became frenzied, as delegates desperately tried to salvage an agreement beyond empty promises to do something sometime about what President Obama insists is the gravest threat to our planet, national security and future generations. Determined for once to lead from upfront, he took a […]

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Toward a Smarter Grid

One day earlier this month, 10,000 people living in Fairfax County lost their electric power around 7:30 a.m. Thanks to sensors and devices that Dominion Virginia Power had installed in its electric distribution system, company operators were able to quickly identify and isolate the problem. Fifteen minutes later, they had restored service to 9,000 residents; within half […]

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