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February 20, 2020
New Mexico Considers a Fracking Moratorium
For the second consecutive year, Democrats in New Mexico have introduced legislation to impose a four-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and subject existing operating wells to expanded reporting requirements.
Energy
February 20, 2020
U.S. Energy Department Rejects Obama-Era Light Bulb Proposal
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the current standards for general service incandescent light bulbs are sufficient and do not need to be amended.
Environment
February 18, 2020
Heartland Weekly: Alarmists Dial Back Dire Scenarios
Week of February 10, 2020
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Energy
February 13, 2020
Bird Conservation Groups Sue over Lake Erie Industrial Wind Facility
Two bird conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit claiming federal agencies did not follow federal law during the approval process for the Icebreaker Wind industrial facility on Lake Erie.
Energy
February 13, 2020
New York Overrides Municipal Ban on Industrial Wind Facility, Impacts Eagle Population
State Regulators in New York approved a 124-megawatt Bluestone industrial wind facility, despite strong objections from the Delaware Otsego Audubon Society and a last-minute zoning ordinance enacted by the Town of Sanford to block the project.
Energy
February 12, 2020
Providing 100 Percent Energy from Renewable Sources is Impossible
It is impossible with current technologies to provide 100 percent renewable energy at reasonable prices.

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Energy
February 20, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
For the second consecutive year, Democrats in New Mexico have introduced legislation to impose a four-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and subject existing operating wells to expanded reporting requirements.
February 20, 2020
By Kevin Stone
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the current standards for general service incandescent light bulbs are sufficient and do not need to be amended.
February 18, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of February 10, 2020
February 13, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
State Regulators in New York approved a 124-megawatt Bluestone industrial wind facility, despite strong objections from the Delaware Otsego Audubon Society and a last-minute zoning ordinance enacted by the Town of Sanford to block the project.
February 13, 2020
By Kenneth Artz
Two bird conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit claiming federal agencies did not follow federal law during the approval process for the Icebreaker Wind industrial facility on Lake Erie.
February 12, 2020
By David Wojick
It is impossible with current technologies to provide 100 percent renewable energy at reasonable prices.
February 10, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of February 3, 2020
February 7, 2020
By Kenneth Artz
The Trump administration proposed opening most of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska to oil and gas production, reversing an Obama-era plan that closed much of the reserve.
February 6, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
The Hamilton County, Nebraska Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to place a six-month hold on all applications for wind turbine projects in the county.
February 3, 2020
By Steve Goreham
The shale revolution and ramping US oil production brings a new level of stability to US and world economic systems.
February 3, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 27, 2020
February 3, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
Officials in Irvine, California are inviting four other Orange County municipalities to join their city in a comprehensive government-run electric power management scheme known as a community choice aggregation or community choice energy.
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January 30, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
Conservation groups and counties in Wisconsin have filed separate lawsuits to block construction within the state of a proposed multistate transmission line intended to deliver electric power from out-of-state wind farms to utilities in 12 states.
January 29, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
Supporters of extending a slew of tax credits for green energy technologies had to settle for considerably less than they lobbied for in the omnibus appropriations measure passed before Congress adjourned in December.
January 28, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Green is good, but Steyer and his followers have yet to propose replacements for the products from deep earth fuels that contribute to ALL medications, electronic components, air travel, shipping, transportation, and commerce.
January 27, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 20, 2020
January 27, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
Gov. Chris Sununu of New Hampshire has announced the state will not participate in the Transportation and Climate Initiative, a regional association of state governments pledging to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the transportation sector.
January 27, 2020
By Kevin Stone
The International Energy Agency’s 2019 report on global coal usage says coal demand has risen since 2017 and is expected to remain stable or rise slightly for the next five years.
January 23, 2020
By H. Sterling Burnett
A three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit dismissed a lawsuit brought on behalf of 21 youths in an attempt to force the federal government to impose limits on fossil-fuel use.
January 22, 2020
By Kenneth Artz
A new building code has taken effect in California requiring all newly constructed homes statewide to be solar-powered.