Category Archives: Environment

The Saga of the Mysterious Frog Continues

(Editor’s note: This is a follow up to the article on this “frog story” in our last issue here.) On Jan. 22, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it would hear and decide whether the U. S. Department of Interior (DOI) … Continue reading

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Can’t Win for Losing

If we continue to burn coal to generate electricity, we might destroy the Earth’s capacity to support life. If we switch to natural gas, then fracking might poison the water and set our faucets on fire. Biomass sounds good, but … Continue reading

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Virginia Could Get Its Own Clean Power Plan

Terry McAuliffe’s days as governor of Virginia are rapidly drawing to a close, but proposed carbon-dioxide regulations working through the administrative process could prove to be his most lasting legacy. If adopted, the rule would cap carbon emissions at large … Continue reading

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EPA’s ‘Endangerment Finding’ is endangered

Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a Washington, D.C. think tank, sent a letter last week to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt which was signed by 60 climate and health experts. It requested EPA to review its “Endangerment Finding” which EPA uses to claim greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane are endangering the planet. Continue reading

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In the end, there is truth.

One of America’s founding principles is the public’s right to know what their government is doing. The framers of the Constitution mentioned no exceptions, not even for national security, but a free press was permanently enshrined in the First Amendment, … Continue reading

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