Who is doing the most to hobble the productive power of the U.S. economy,U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson or Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar?
President Barack Obama’s top cabinet appointees on environmental issues are running neck and neck in their race to see who can issue the most job-killing, growth-suffocating bureaucratic edicts. Regardless of who “wins” their contest, of course, the losers will be the rest of us. Read More
A proposed amendment to rewrite the Safe Drinking Water Act that may be considered by the House Energy and Commerce Committee today could have “serious consequences” for hydraulic fracturing, a key technology used for decades to extract natural gas from shale formations, Energy In Depth executive director Lee Fuller warned in a letter to chairman Henry Waxman, D-CA, and ranking member Joe Barton, R-TX. Read More
Among the great virtues of free markets is their ability to adapt and adjust quickly to changing environments and customer demands. By contrast, change necessarily comes slowly in government, especially when bureaucratic policy and turf are involved. Read More
Despite the fact that Navajo Nation president Joe Shirley Jr. won an international award for environmentalism, he's a thorn in the side for environmentalists. Why? Because, according to them, the power plant that provides energy and jobs to his people in Arizona is an environmental hazard, one that creates an unsightly haze over the Grand Canyon. Read More
No electricity source emits as much greenhouse gas as coal, and no power company uses as much coal as American Electric Power. So why is AEP lobbying for the climate-change legislation restricting greenhouse emissions? Read More