February 1, 2018
More than 250 coal-fired power plants in the United States have been retired since 2010, and more are scheduled to be retired. The premature retirement of these coal-fired units poses a threat to the country’s electricity supply.
January 31, 2018
“The Heartland Institute has been advising many in the administration on climate and energy policy, so we were certainly encouraged and excited the president promoted his pro-energy, pro-America vision in his State of the Union Address.” - Tim Huelskamp
January 5, 2018
“The Trump administration recognizes fossil fuels are the lifeblood of the U.S. economy, provide high paying jobs, and benefits the nation as a whole” - H. Sterling Burnett
December 18, 2017
“The elimination of climate change from the nation’s list of security threats is one of the most important of the many actions the president has taken to strength the United States.” - Jay Lehr
October 9, 2017
"Scrapping the Clean Power Plan is the first of a series of steps that must be taken to reverse the Obama administration’s energy policies." - Isaac Orr
September 18, 2017
A Lake County Republican has recently partnered with the Sierra Club in its Beyond Coal campaign, which advocates the closure of the Waukegan Generating Station.
September 7, 2017
Critics of the Trump administration's energy plan have attempted to portray President Donald Trump's support for policies that promote the use of coal and hydraulic fracturing as incoherent and incompatible.
August 25, 2017
" As millions brace for the potentially devastating impact from Harvey, stories are being written tying Harvey to man-made climate change." - Bette Grande
August 9, 2017
The New York Times this week posted a draft of a climate science report by the federal government’s U.S. Global Change Research Program.
July 31, 2017
Over the past several years, more than 150 coal-fired power plants have closed their doors due to competition from low natural-gas prices and federal policies designed to limit carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants.