By Ashe Schow | 12/05/13 04:37 PM
What Republicans (and some Democrats) have said would result from coal plant closures due to Environmental Protection Agency regulations - and cheaper natural gas - has been proven in a new study from a prominent research group. The Brattle Group, which produces complex economic studies meant...
By Zack Colman | 12/05/13 05:12 AM
The rule's detractors say last month's EPA proposal to reduce fuel blending targets for 2014 emboldened their legislative push, adding that the rationale the agency offered didn't address concerns about engine safety and corn and fuel prices.
By Ashe Schow | 12/04/13 04:55 PM
It is widely known that using an ethanol-blend gasoline can harm vehicle engines, but did you know that it also hurts boat engines, increases the price of food globally and hurts the environment?
By Paul Bedard | 12/04/13 09:33 AM
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul this week is traveling to Detroit, the nation's economic disaster zone, to lay out a sweeping proposal to revive the Motor City while also extending his recent outreach to blacks by opening a GOP African-American engagement office.
By Zack Colman | 12/02/13 02:43 PM
McCarthy, who told reporters the trip is about "engagement" more than securing "commitments," said the recently concluded United Nations climate negotiations in Warsaw, Poland, and mounting public pressure in China to improve air quality will serve as the backdrop.
By Ashe Schow | 12/02/13 01:33 PM
Power regulators across the country have requested that the Environmental Protection Agency provide states flexibility in determining how to comply with upcoming carbon emissions regulations for existing coal-fired power plants. The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners...
By Paul Bedard | 12/02/13 01:12 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, in a fight to retain his Kentucky Senate seat, is getting a boost from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the form of a new ad playing up the Republican's efforts to save the state's coal industry that's under fire from President Obama's environmental...
By Anthony Sadar | 11/29/13 12:26 PM
“I'm from the government and I'm here to help” are the "nine most terrifying words in the English language," according to President Reagan. The words are also the perennial joke among those who have to deal with government “helpers.” These days the saying is truly laughable. Not only...
By Ron Arnold | 11/27/13 12:54 PM
Let’s face it, President Obama and his administration's appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency are deliberately and methodically destroying the coal industry for ideological and political reasons.
By Ashe Schow | 11/25/13 04:50 PM
Mike Rowe, host of the popular series that aired on the Discovery Channel from 2003 to 2012, said the businesses he featured while cleaning roadkill off the streets, processing fish and doing other tasks most folks would shun faced "huge" bureaucratic burdens.
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