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New EPA Regulations Will Harm Virginia(1)

April 1, 2015

New EPA regulations expected to be made final this summer will result in higher electric bills and a loss of 38,000 jobs here in Virginia. That’s the conclusion of a new study released by the Thomas Jefferson Institute and researched by economists at the Beacon Hill Institute in Boston (See the Study HERE). Under these […]

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Climate Crisis Extremists Attack Opposing Experts

After years of claiming the science is settled and unprecedented manmade catastrophes are occurring right now, Climate Crisis, Inc. is increasingly desperate. Polls put climate change at the bottom of every list of public concerns. China and India refuse to cut energy production or emissions. Real-world weather and climate totally contradict their dire models and […]

Free-Market Approach To Protecting Our Water Supplies

Writing in the Times-Dispatch today, my friend Noah Sachs highlights a systemic risk in our society: the threat of chemical leaks and spills to our water supply. Last year the release of toxic chemicals into the Elk River disrupted the drinking supply of 300,000 inhabitants of Charleston, W.Va. Closer to home, a Duke Power plant […]

Solutions to Climate Change are Not in Regulation

Earlier this month my paper on “New Technologies for Coping with Climate Change in Virginia” was published by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy (read here). After re-reading the paper, receiving many favorable comments, and presenting it in public forums, several important realizations have come to light. Virginian’s should especially take note because our […]


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