Category Archives: Energy

Virginia Should Avoid Frivolous Climate Litigation

Is the company that makes ladders legally responsible if you fall off of one?  Or if you cut yourself picking up broken glass, is the maker of that glass legally liable?  You probably think such lawsuits would be “silly” and … Continue reading

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A looming technology-security minerals crisis?

In 1973 OPEC countries imposed an oil embargo to retaliate for US support of Israel during the Yom Kippur War. Drivers endured soaring gasoline prices, blocks-long lines, hours wasted waiting to refuel vehicles, and restrictions on which days they could … Continue reading

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Natural Gas is Important to Virginia

The U.S. Labor Department announced that Virginia added nearly 5,000 jobs in August. We’ve added almost 50,000 new jobs over the last year. One reason for this is Virginia’s commitment to expanding our energy resources. U.S. natural gas exploration and … Continue reading

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Endangerment Finding delenda est

As the Punic Wars dragged on, Cato the Elder reportedly concluded every speech to the Roman Senate by proclaiming “Carthago delenda est” – “Carthage must be destroyed.” Ample evidence suggests that the Obama era Environmental Protection Agency’s “Endangerment Finding” was … Continue reading

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Keep it in the ground … by blocking pipelines

You can understand their frustration, as the steady stream of radical environmentalist successes during the Obama years has been replaced with endless setbacks. Oil, gas and coal leasing, permits and production have risen significantly. Big Green just lost its first … Continue reading

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