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What a tangled web Bloom weaves, since first it practiced to deceive

What a tangled web Bloom weaves, since first it practiced to deceive

  By Paul Driessen and Clint Laird Bloom Energy executives, investment bankers, venture capitalists, politicians, regulators and others involved in advancing Bloom’s business, reputation and financial dealings are living the complicated life that flows from lying. Lies typically start small. Often, they’re small deceptions. But deceptions can metastasize into a tangled web of lies that threatens corporate […]

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra | Further solutions (Part 2)

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra | Further solutions (Part 2)

  By William L. Kovacs A 5-person commission and other modest changes would bring accountability to the agency Part 1 of this article recommended that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) be reorganized into a five-person commission. The primary reason is to dilute the massive regulatory powers that currently reside in a single Administrator, whose […]

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra | An Essential First Step

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra | An Essential First Step

  By William L. Kovacs In America’s most powerful, intrusive and costly agency, power resides in one administrator Since President Trump’s election, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has turned off its massive regulatory printing press. The nation is still here, there have been no man-made environmental catastrophes, and job creation is quickly growing now […]

EXCLUSIVE: Memo Details EPA Leaker’s Plan To ‘Retaliate’ Against Scott Pruitt

EXCLUSIVE: Memo Details EPA Leaker’s Plan To ‘Retaliate’ Against Scott Pruitt

 By MICHAEL BASTASCH   Former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official Kevin Chmielewski threatened to “retaliate” against Administrator Scott Pruitt and others over a pay dispute, according to a memo The Daily Caller News Foundation obtained. “I’m going to make sure everyone knows what he’s doing,” Chmielewski said on a Jan. 27 phone call with Nino […]

Ending secret science at EPA

Ending secret science at EPA

    By Paul Driessen Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has proposed to end the longstanding EPA practice of using secretive, often questionable, even deceptive science to support agency policy and regulatory initiatives. His proposed rules will ensure that any science underlying agency actions is transparent and publicly available for independent experts to examine […]

EPA abandons fuel mileage goals and seeks to revoke California’s ability to set its own standard

EPA abandons fuel mileage goals and seeks to revoke California’s ability to set its own standard

WASHINGTON — Setting up its most aggressive clash yet with California over environmental standards, the Trump administration signaled Monday it may revoke the state’s ability under the Clean Air Act to impose stricter standards for vehicle emissions.

Automakers hope to avoid market disruption in Trump’s latest fight with California

Automakers hope to avoid market disruption in Trump’s latest fight with California

A possible clash between the U.S. government and California over future fuel-economy standards raises the question of whether automakers one day might have to build different sets of the same …

EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets setting up clash with California

EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets setting up clash with California

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is poised to abandon America’s pioneering fuel economy targets for cars and SUVs, a move that would undermine one of the world’s most aggressive programs to confront climate change and invite another major confrontation with California.

U.S. Supreme Court blocks the EPA’s scheme to escape judicial review

U.S. Supreme Court blocks the EPA’s scheme to escape judicial review

Washington, D.C.; January 22, 2018: The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cannot shelter its “waters of the United States” rule from judicial review by arbitrarily limiting where victims can sue. The decision came in National Association of Manufacturers v. U.S. Department of Defense. “Today’s ruling is a victory […]

EPA Should Ignore Anti-Coal Activists At Listening Sessions

EPA Should Ignore Anti-Coal Activists At Listening Sessions

  By Dr. Howard Hayden and Tom Harris On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is holding three public listening sessions on the proposed repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). The sessions will be held on February 21 in Kansas City, February 28 in San Francisco, and March 27 in Gillette, Wyoming. If the listening […]

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