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News Climate Change Energy Environment
October 19, 2020
By James Taylor
The Heartlander, Fall 2020
July 10, 2020
By Justin Haskins
On Friday, June 19, climate activist and former Vice President Al Gore joined the growing list of high-profile world leaders calling for a “Great Reset” of the world economy to help battle climate change.
July 10, 2020
By Justin Haskins
At a virtual World Economic Forum meeting, global leaders from the United Nations, United Kingdom, United States, International Monetary Fund and multi-national corporations discussed and announced a plan to develop a “Great Reset” of the entire world.
July 10, 2020
By Justin Haskins
Earlier in June, the World Economic Forum (WEF), a highly influential nonprofit organization based in Europe, announced its plan to push for a “Great Reset” of global capitalism.
June 1, 2020
By Emma Kaden
The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued orders imposing minimum bid prices on subsidized renewable energy resources in New York’s energy capacity market, increasing competition for power suppliers.
May 28, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Department of Interior has approved the largest solar installation in U.S. history, a 690-megawatt project to be constructed on federal land approximately 30 miles north of Las Vegas, Nevada.
May 27, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
President Donald Trump’s issued an executive order directing federal agencies develop plans to boost domestic seafood production, in part by reducing regulatory barriers to commercial fishing and fish farming in federal waters.
May 25, 2020
By John Couretas
“Planet of the Humans” an entertaining and educational primer on the hype, phoniness, and lies behind green energy projects.
May 21, 2020
By Tim Benson
The New Hampshire State Senate has overridden a February veto by Governor Chris Sununu, of SB 159, a bill to expand net metering in the Granite State.
May 20, 2020
By Tim Benson
The New England Ratepayers Association has filed petition with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to end the ability of states to pass on the costs of roof top solar panel installations to ratepayers in general.
May 18, 2020
By Kevin Stone
In its 2021 fiscal budget, the Trump administration has proposed an increase over its request for the Department of Interior in 2020.
May 15, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
For the second time in three years, Judge Brian Morris, of the United States District Court for Montana intervened to block construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
May 13, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a new rule covering acid gas emissions from a few small power plants that reduce waste left behind from mining operations by burning it to produce electricity.
May 11, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized a new rule, proposed in 2019, altering the way the federal government calculates the costs and benefits of Mercury and Air Toxics.
May 7, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is delaying the normally required shift to summertime gasoline blends after the coronavirus pandemic caused a plummet in demand, leaving, pipelines, refineries, and storage tanks full of winter-grade fuel.
May 5, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced, after careful review of the best available evidence, it would retain, without changes, standards for particulate matter pollution, more commonly known as soot.
May 4, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
A project operated by Verily Life Sciences to wipe out mosquitos that spread diseases including dengue fever, malaria, West Nile virus, and Zika among others, is having success in tests at three sites in California.
April 30, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
Numerous cities and states with plastic bag bans are suspending these policies in response to public health concerns raised about the safety of alternative reusable bags during the Coronavirus pandemic.
April 27, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
More than half of the U.S. Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management’s Washington, D.C. staff have quit rather than accept transfers to Colorado and other western states to be closer to the lands they manage.
April 27, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
Senate Democrats who passed Senate Bill 3150 which would impose a $40 per metric ton tax on of carbon dioxide emissions beginning in 2021, incrementally increasing the tax rate in stages to reach a price of $80 per metric ton by 2030.

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