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June 19, 2019
By James Taylor, Tim Benson, H. Sterling Burnett, Anthony Watts, Eric Eisenhammer, Isaac Orr, Bette Grande, Paul Driessen, Tom Harris
“This new EPA rule demonstrates that draconian government impediments are not necessary for sound environmental stewardship.” - James Taylor
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Environment
March 19, 2019
By Isaac Orr
Renewable energy mandates cost ratepayers and taxpayers money, and increasing Minnesota's renewable power mandate will increase costs but not improve reliability.
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Energy
Environment
April 9, 2018
By Isaac Orr
Xcel Energy, the leading provider of electricity in Colorado, is attempting to fudge the numbers to justify the closure of units one and two at the coal-powered Comanche Power Plant.
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Energy
March 22, 2018
By Frederick D. Palmer, Isaac Orr
The eight-year tenure of the Obama administration inflicted intentional, serious damage on the country’s capacity to provide the electricity that runs our computers, heats, cools, and lights our homes, powers our factories, and fuels our economy.
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Energy
Climate Change
March 8, 2018
By Frederick D. Palmer, Isaac Orr
Why would anyone scrap perfectly good high-quality computers, smartphones, or cars for more costly, lower quality, and less reliable products? Yet, that is exactly what policymakers do when they push coal-fired power plants into early retirement.
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Energy
Climate Change
March 7, 2018
By Isaac Orr
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission should carefully scrutinize future attempts by WE Energies to build new power plants that are not needed to satisfy consumer demands.
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Energy
March 5, 2018
By Isaac Orr
There are no free markets in electricity generation, and subsidies are contagious.
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Energy
February 21, 2018
By Isaac Orr
Testimony Before the Environmental Protection Agency Clean Power Plan Listening Session
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Energy
Climate Change
Environment
February 15, 2018
By Isaac Orr, Frederick D. Palmer
Coal has been a mainstay of economic growth and human well-being in the United States for more than a century.
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Energy
Climate Change
February 1, 2018
By Isaac Orr, Frederick D. Palmer
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.
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Energy
Climate Change
 

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