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More Data on Hospital-Acquired Infections, Please

Hospitals are dangerous places. Americans acquired 722,000 infections in a hospital setting in 2011, the most recent year cited by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. About one out of twenty-five patients fell victim to preventable hospital-acquired infections. In the … Continue reading

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Environmentalist Insurance Policies

Many liberals went into denial, outrage and riot mode after November 8. Now they’re having meltdown over President-Elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees with climate and environmental responsibilities: Former Texas Governor Rick Perry at Energy, Oklahoma AG Scott Pruitt for EPA, … Continue reading

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Chart of Today: Shrinking Workforce

This chart, published by Hamilton Lombard on the StatChat blog, shows how the working-age population of the United States has begun shrinking in much of the United States. While metropolitan areas still experience a growing workforce as they suck up … Continue reading

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Environmentalists file another ammonia notice with EPA

After last week’s blog, a helpful reader told me environmental groups already have filed the proper paperwork with EPA to file another lawsuit forcing it to review the possibility of regulating ammonia as a criteria pollutant under the Clean Air … Continue reading

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Energy Facts and Figures for Dummies, Part VIII

(This is part VIII of this series on energy. We hope it helps the reader better understand the issues facing our country and our state as we endeavor to tackle the problem of providing our citizens and our businesses with … Continue reading

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