Yet another jab in the regulation department was delivered this week when the now hilariously named Environmental Protection Agency announced new methane emission standards which will essentially accomplish zero, zilch and nada in terms of total greenhouse gases but will be cripplingly expensive for the energy industry.
“The whatsupstream.com campaign appears to be part of an alarming trend where EPA engages in funding advocacy efforts against the very entities it is seeking to regulate,” the representatives stated. “EPA cannot systematically choose when it wishes to follow the law and when it does not.”
Bill Case is being accused of “discharging pollutants” into the North Santiam River by the EPA.
The economic, environmental, and political realities of a Carbon Tax include will have crushing economic, and minimal environmental effects.
Burning coal to generate electricity releases small amounts of mercury–far less than natural sources of mercury such as volcanoes, wildfires, dust and the oceans.
The NPS proposal includes rules for views being spoiled by manmade items such as light pollution from operations’ burning “excess” natural gas, among other subjects.
The unknowns surrounding marijuana pests and pesticides are one facet of the controversy over a potential outdoor medical marijuana operation in the middle of Western Colorado’s prime peach orchards and vineyards.
The Department of the Interior’s new fracking regulations make it harder for American Indians to compete and to have their shot at the American dream.
The notions that fracking is only a decade old and the industry is “lightly regulated” are laughable to anyone knowledgeable with what is involved.
The Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act — passed by the Colorado legislature in 2010 to promote replacing six aging Front Range coal-fired power plants with natural gas — will lead to up to a 4 million ton cut in coal sales, Sanderson said.